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Vetiver grass

Posted by SoTX 8b/9a (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 12, 11 at 6:55

Anyone have any experience with this? I have 30 large plugs coming, some of which I plan to split & pot. Is it safe to plant the others in this heat? I will have to water, for sure, but what about mulch (hay)? Need a fast screen. Any help is appreciated.


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RE: Vetiver grass

Vetiver will grow under very hot conditions. Plant in full sunlight, water at planting, and thereafter once a week until well established - you cannot over water!. I would mix some well rotted compost or chicken manure into the planting hole at time of planting. should grow very well. You will find more about vetiver at: http://www.vetiver.org

Good luck

Here is a link that might be useful: Vetiver Network International


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