Removing Row Cover - Knowledgebase Question

Alpine, CA
Question by jduntema
June 3, 1998
We covered our pole bean seeds with a floating row cover to prevent birds from taking the seedlings. At what height of bean plant is it safe to remove the row cover?


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Answer from NGA
June 3, 1998

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Birds are only interested in the seeds, not the plants, so once the seedlings have sprouted and grown to five or six inches high, you can remove the row cover.

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