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Re: CULT: Pre-germinant weed control

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT: Pre-germinant weed control
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 19:08:04 -0600 (MDT)

Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan wrote:
> J. Griffin Crump wrote:
> >
> > I'd still like to hear from anyone who knows of the effects on
> > newly-planted adult irises of Barricade, Snapshot and Gallery.
> >
> Griff,
> Sorry I can't speak about the above but I do swear by Surflan.  The
> label states that the plants should get rooted first before applying,
> but I do know some growers that spray right after planting.  For me I
> apply in the fall after the plants put down roots (I get winter weeds)
> and it nary lets any germinate.  Lasts a year for me and perhaps longer
> if I didn't replant each year.
> Rick Tasco
> Superstition Iris Garden
> Central California
> Zone 8

Rick -- Thanks. This is the kind of information I need.

Griff Crump, along the tidal Potomac. where the doves are simmering
blissfully among the leeks, mushrooms and bay leaves. jgcrump@erols.com

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