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at what point will velvet weed seed germination

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Date and time: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 21:10:19 GMT

Summer annual. Emerges in the spring sets seed in late summer/fall and dies.

Crop rotation: Velvetleaf is not problematic in small grains or forages.

Velvetleaf is a very competitive weed. If left uncontrolled in corn, yields can be reduced by 20-34% (3 velvetleaf plants per foot of corn row).


Velvetleaf starts emerging early in the spring, between 150 and 300 GDD (base 48 F); 25% emergence by 250 GDD (base 50 F). Velvetleaf continues to emerge throughout May and June.