Different angle Sept. 3, 2015.
July 24, 2015
Planted on Nov. 12, 2014.
Hello Everyone. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. There is a lot of useful information about Vetiver Grass from around the world showing how Vetiver is used. If you have any questions please contact us either by email or by phone.
Click on this link to go to our CONTACTpage . The intention of this page is to show you some examples of Vetiver's uses, how this incredible plant grows and what you might expect. All photos are dated when planted, then a few months later and then the latest photos of that particular area. Each row is a separate section of land with different types of soil. We will be regularly adding additional photos from all of our clients. If you have photos that you would like to share we would love to post them as examples. Vetiver also has many uses in the Permaculture Industry. It is used as a compost, cattle and horse feed to name just a few.
Planted Mar. 26, 2015
April 16, 2015 Going brown.
First planting, 3 months of water.
Photo taken Oct. 3, 2015
Photo taken on Sept. 8, 2015
Trimmed at 4 years. No water.
4 rows planted May 26, 2015
Sept. 3, 2015. A different angle.
Before planting. August 10, 2014
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Right with ash. Incredible.
September 18, 2015
Photo taken on May 22, 2016
Photo taken on Sept. 3, 2015
Same plants but a different angle.
Colors with water. Oct. 14, 2015
June 29, 2015
Ashes! Follow the line of ash.
Photos provided by Ed Morrison. The urbanization is in Marbella. Communidad de Prop. Las Terrazas de losAlmendros.
Here is an interesting example of values of using Vetiver to halt erosion. The first photo show plants in hedges that are about 2 years old that were on a shear cliff wall. The second two photos have no Vetiver in the newly terraced areas. The land below the last row of terracing has Vetiver and it is doing a great job. Another lesson that this teaches all of us is that it is not smart to terrace before the spring rains. Wait until it is dryer. Then immediately plant Vetiver to hold the banks in place and to stop the erosion of precious top soil.
Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2014
One month. Sept. 25, 2014
Planted when planted on May 8th, 2015
Photo taken October 3, 2015
August 25th. 5 months later.
April 16th, green again.
April 3rd, now brown, normal.
Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2014
July 2, 2015
Nov. 12, 2015 Almost 5 months old.
Another Avocado tree adjacent to the tree in the left picture. Simply amazing.
June 4, 2015
Photo taken 1 year later. Sept. 3, 2015
Photo taken on July 10, 2015
Planted August 10, 2014
Photo taken on June 15, 2014
New green growth started already. April 24, 2016
October 10, 2015
Left side planted August 10, 2014
Young plant cut back on April 8, 2016
This is our test Plant. It is a 2 year old Avocado that was planted in the same soil but with no Vetiver near it.
This is a Avocado tree that was planted about 10 metres from the one on the left but surrounded by Vetiver.
Same plants. Almost 5 months old.
Photo taken Nov. 12, 2015
Photo taken on July 26, 2015
Same date. Left, no ash.
After the winter when the plants get their nice purplish brown color it is best to cut them back to about 30 - 40 cm. Now see the green summer colors.