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Too Much Rain?

Posted by Kluttery (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 18, 14 at 18:43

Yesterday evening I planted a Major Wheeler vine in an open area beneath a trellis. I watered it in, although not too much, as the forecast predicted rain today.

It has rained all day and is expected to last throughout the night and into tomorrow. I'm wondering if this might be too much rain for such a young plant (seven inches tall).

If so, should I cover the nearby ground with plastic?


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RE: Too Much Rain?

If the ground is well drained the rain shouldn't bother the plant. But you might check afterwards that the soil has not been washed off the roots.


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RE: Too Much Rain?

Thanks for the feedback. The excessive rain didn't hurt it at all. In fact, it has since grown about an inch. Grew a Major Wheeler a few years ago at another location, and I was impressed then how fast it took off.

Looking forward to the blooms and hummingbirds.


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