Miscanthus x Gianteus

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  1. hillrunner

    hillrunner PMA Member

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    We had no drought here last year either, I'm assuming winter kill as well. We had some really cold temps with little snow to insulate the ground at times last winter.
     
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    Miscanthus roadside screen.
     
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    That looks awesome, how old is that? Have you ever experienced winter kill?
     
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    Never. Going on 5yrs old just hoping the spray truck respects the screen and prevents as much spray drift as possible.
     
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    Wow- im sure I’m looking at switchgrass inside there- incredible how much taller miscanthus is. Looks really nice!
     
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    looks great. If your talking about the ditch spray, you should be fine. Its selective and doesn't kill grass.
     
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    Here is some 4th year stuff. Already taller than last year due to severe drought in 2017... And this stuff has a long ways to go. MG LOVES water. Probably 10'+ this year by time done. I hit it with gly and atrazine before it was sprouted. Pretty much weed free around it which probably helped also.

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    I checked some 2nd year miscanthus today. It stands somewhere between 7 or 8 foot. There is a lot of volunteer grass mixed in, but the miscanthus didn't seem too effected by it. [​IMG]

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