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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Dichondra repens
Height: 0.01m;  Spread: 1m
Mercury Bay Weed (Ground Cover)
Far-creeping, very flat ground cover. Ideal no-mow lawn. Grows around the coast in bright sun / semi-shade.
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Dichondra Repens
Used 120 plugs, nice soft cool green carpet.
Growing tips:
On 03/12/2011, Morag said:
use bulb planter to cut "plugs" in existing patches of dichondra and plant in turf lawn to increase area of dichondra. Take "plugs" from turf lawn and turn upside down before inserting into holes left in dichondra lawn. Water deeply and have good drainage. Grows best in summer in Hawkes Bay and may look sparse in winter but comes right again next summer! Only lawn to stay green in Hawkes Bay without too much watering!
 Product Name   Pot Size   Price   Buy Now 
 Dichondra repens  PB 5   $10.01 
 Dichondra repens  PB 3   $8.00 
 Dichondra repens  ETubes   $3.00 
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