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Professional
Content Type:Q & A
Corporate Author(s):USGA Green Section
Title:Turfing daisy too expensive
Source:Turf Culture [II]. Vol. 2, No. 1, February 1940, p. 64.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: United States Golf Association, Green Section
Question:Can the turfing daisy (Martricia tchihatchewi) be used as a substitute for grass on an acre lawn?
Source of Question:Connecticut
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Matricaria; Recommendations; Seed costs
Answer/Response:The turfing daisy has a place on small areas where grass does not do well, but it would cost too much to use it on an acre basis. Seed is scarce and nurserymen charge $1.00 for 15 plants. Set 15 inches apart each way, about 30,000 plants would be needed for an acre planting. At present prices this would amount to $2,000. If set closer for quicker results the cost would be still higher.
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
USGA Green Section. 1940. Turfing daisy too expensive. Turf Culture [II]. 2(1):p. 64.
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