COVER CROP PLANTS: Common Mallow

common mallow cover crop

When are weeds not weeds? When they enhance the growing environment for wine grapes.

Grape farmers have many options when it comes to selecting cover crops and each contributes differently to grape production. While the common mallow is not the first choice for a springtime vase filled with flowers and is often considered a weed, for the wine grape farmer, it is a welcome addition to the cover crop arsenal.
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