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Too late to plant a cover crop?

Posted by modern_miss 10 (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 15, 13 at 15:01

I live in the Bay Area in Sunset zone 15. Can I still plant a cover crop or am I too late? Should I wait until spring? I was going to plant Bell Beans. Last year our first frost was November 10th.
thanks!


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RE: Too late to plant a cover crop?

I usually wait until the first rains start. In November this year I am sure. Al


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RE: Too late to plant a cover crop?

Al,
you plant your cover crop in November??? Are you planting an annual or perennial cover crop? I am going with annual which is why I was scared I was running out of time.
Thanks.
MM


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RE: Too late to plant a cover crop?

My orchard has entirely too much shade, especially in the winter when the sun is low, to get a good stand with bell beans, so i use white clover which does very well. Al


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RE: Too late to plant a cover crop?

I plan on sowing Vetch when it is going to rain, in Santa Barbara


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