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Planting Crown Veg

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by toot, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. toot

    toot LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 6

    I have a steep hill in the back on my house that is too steep to maintain and the soil easily erodes. I planted crown veg along the hill about a week ago. It appears that all of the plants have died. I watered the second day after planting and we had significant rainfall about a week after planting. Any advice on how to best get crown veg to take?
  2. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Did you put an innoculant powder in with the vetch? Also, you should plant it with annual rye seed to get it started. What rate / coverage did you plant it?Also-you could have gotten some old stock seed. I know our one supplier doesn't sell a lot of it, and any time I need it, I ask for the label to see the test / germ. date..anything over 10 months to a year is too risky at 30.00 a pound..Need more info...

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