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Q.Can I Plant Tomatos In Bed That Now Has Mustard Cover Crop Thats Done

Zone Louisville Ky. zone 6b | Anonymous added on February 19, 2023 | Answered

I have one bed,it currantly has a mustard crop finishing.want to put tomatos in there in a few weeks.

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Answered on February 20, 2023

Here is some information that should help. Mustard doesn't fix nitrogen in the soil like legume cover crops but you will still get improved soil. You need to allow up to four weeks for the tilled under plants to break down before planting tomatoes.




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