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Old 01-06-2002, 07:39 PM
clyde stewart clyde stewart is offline
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How cold does it have to get until rye grass will dye? OR is it suppose to dye at all

It snowed here the other day (HATTIESBURG MS ) i just went to do some pruning at my Hotel account and the Rye grass is completely dead and i know the owner doesn't know yet. SO i am trying to find some facts out that way i can tell him whats going on. Does any body know?

it got down to about 16 the other nite.
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Old 01-06-2002, 10:15 PM
Planter Planter is offline
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Is this a perennial rye (Lolium perenne L.)? If so, we grow it here and have good success at temps as low as 10 F.

Kevin
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Old 01-07-2002, 10:32 PM
greens1 greens1 is offline
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Do you mean dormant ?

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Old 01-10-2002, 11:39 PM
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Perrenial rye survives months of winter with temps as low as -30f here. It will grow as long as the temp is above 32f.
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