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Re: bermudagrass wars/nutsedge


It's the same - we call it nutgrass here too. Same critter - pull
straight up - even pull, not a jerk, when the soil is damp and it will
come all up. Otherwise it just breaks off and comes back!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 1 Sep 2003 18:28:52 -0500

>Yellow Nutsedge:
>http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/4000/4010.html
>
>More info:
>http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/hortline/messages/3262.shtml
>
>I guess when I pull them I don't get all the little nutlets, just the main
>nut at the end of the current sprout.  But I think by staying on top of it -
>continuous pulling - I may be starving them out.  Nutsedge applies to
>Cyperus sp.; Yellow is C.esculentus.  Purple is C. rotundus.  I suppose
>there are others but these are the most common.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Tricia" <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 5:56 PM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] bermudagrass wars/nutsedge
>
>
>> I only know it is nut grass... taller than monkey grass but looks very
>> similar.  It has the nut at the root.... is that different from Yellow
>> nutsedge?
>> Patricia
>> where it is finally cooler 70*
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 4:26 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] bermudagrass wars/nutsedge
>>
>>
>> > It seems that if you pull right at the base, the nut comes up attached,
>> > intact.  Just to be sure we're on the same page, this is Yellow
>Nutsedge.
>> > Kitty
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message ----- 
>> > From: "Tricia" <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
>> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> > Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 3:50 PM
>> > Subject: [CHAT] bermudagrass wars/nutsedge
>> >
>> >
>> > > Kitty,
>> > > How did you get rid of the nut?
>> > > Patricia
>> > > zone 6b
>> > > Oklahoma
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > last year was terrible.  This year, however, minimal - just a few
>> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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