gardening — topping

All About Topping Plants

Aug 27 2020 pruning topping

What does Topping mean? In horticulture, topping is the act of mowing or cutting the aerial part of a crop to prevent seed formation and distribution. Most often, topping is performed in order to control a temporary cover crop and prevent it from seeding.Indoors, a variation of topping is often employed in order to create a more stout and bushy plant, one that is suitable for thriving indoors.If a cover crop were to produce seeds, they would fall to the ground and germinate. This would contaminate the land, negatively impacting the growth rate of the more desirable crop being planted...

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