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When to plant Sepp Holzer rye?

 
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I just received a wonderful packet of Sepp Holzer rye for completing BB20.  Thanks Paul!!!  If you want to know a bit about that, check it out Here and Here

When should I plant it?  Or if I can plant it anytime, are there some months that would be better than others?  
 
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Anyone?
 
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I asked my farmer neighbor, he says to plant rye in mid to late fall.  I would allow for the climate difference between npme and you, so maybe Oct?
 
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Awesome, thanks John!
 
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I looked into it last year & fall seems to be the time. Didn't grow for me though.
 
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I'm sowing mine today.  Thinking of a protective barrier akin to what Paul used to ward off hungry winter critters.

Did you get yours in the ground, Mike?
 
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No, but thanks for the reminder!  Gotta get that planted before I leave for Montana...
 
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Maybe if it was sowed earlier it could get established before the leaves fall and smother them, that's my predicament. 'Took advantage of the 3 days of balmy weather and moisture from the hurricane remnants and the rye sprouted in 24 hours and now I'm going to wait until some green shows before I grab the leaf rake.



 
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I was waiting for 'green' to appear before raking the leaves but upon inspection I noticed  an inch or more of a purple sheath on my rye (not Holzer) so I went ahead and raked and today we had our first frost and the leaves are falling fast.



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