Soil Temperature for Planting Annual Rye Grass

Soil temperatures should be between 50 to 87 degrees Fahrenheit when planting annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum). The ryegrass seed germinates in 6 to 10 days at these temperatures. Annual ryegrass is planted in the spring from February to April and in the fall from August to early October.

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.