8 important steps for planting deep rooted perennials like Hummer tall fescue and Savvy cocksfoot

Remember when planting deep rooted perennials like Hummer tall fescue and Savvy cocksfoot there are these important steps to follow.

 

  • Ensure troublesome grass weeds are sprayed out before planting.
  • Plant into warm soils – anything above 12°C is excellent planting conditions for both grasses.
  • Use Kickstart® treated seed to give your investment the best possible protection at sowing. For more information about how you can protect your autumn investment with KickStart®, click here.
  • Ensure good seed to soil contact by rolling after planting.
  • Monitor for pests and weeds after planting. 
     
  • Spray broadleaf weeds when they are 2-6 true leaves in size.
Beef grazing on Hummer tall fescue in New England, NSW

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