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Row Crop Tubing

The Row Crop, Drip irrigation Kit

The Row Crop Kit

Attach barb to tubing.

Attach barb to Drip Tape first and then to tubing.

Simple Backyard Layout

Simple backyard layout using Tape Loc Valves.

This design optimizes flow path turbulence
to effectively manage water flow, deliver uniform
distribution, and reduce clogging.

The Row Crop Drip Irrigation Kit*

$74.00 - 50 ft. Mainline Tubing
$80.00 - 100 ft. Mainline Tubing

Specifically designed for longer row crops and extensive square foot gardening, this kit uses 5/8" 15mil, high flow Drip Tape with emitters spaced 8" apart for even watering. This is enough Drip Tape for five 20-foot rows or ten 10-foot rows.

For this drip kit to work at its best, your barrels should be elevated at least six feet off the ground to maintain the minimum requirement of 3 psi from start to finish. If you're unable to elevate the barrels to 6 ft., then raise them up 4 ft. if you can. At this height your system will still have just enough pressure to function, although it won't be as strong or last as long.

If you maintain the requirement of 3 psi throughout and use 100 ft. of Drip Tape, each emitter (150) will produce approximately 0.15 gph or 22.5 gph total. That being said, how long your water lasts depends on the length of time you leave your spigot open. To ensure that you have enough water for the time set, we recommend using a 275 gal. tote or a system of at least four rain barrels.

Here is where experimentation comes in. Set your timer for 15 minutes, then test your soil to see if that was enough time for the water to reach your plant's root system. Adjust the start time(s) and duration accordingly, based on your results. How long your water actually lasts depends on your setup (number of emitters, soil condition, height of barrel(s), system capacity, type of spigot, length of tubing, timer use, etc.).

 

 

 

 

The Row Crop Drip irrigation kit includes:

50 ft or 100 ft Roll of 1/2" Tubing Deluxe Y Filter w/stainless steel 200 mesh screen and drain valve
100 ft Roll of 5/8" Drip Tape 10 Tape Loc Barbs
10 Goof Plugs 1 Tape Loc Coupling

2 Figure 8 Ends

10 Tape Grip Sleeves
1 - 1/2" EZ Loc Beginning 1 Easy Grip Punch
1 - 1/2" EZ Loc Tee 20 "U" Stakes
Description Sheets Instructions

 

   

 

Row Crop Systems


 

Zero Pressure Battery Timer

The Solar Rain Barrel Timer*
$54.00

If you have ever forgotten to turn your drip irrigation off and emptied your rain barrel(s), this timer might be your best investment.


Other Drip Irrigation and Soaker Hose Kits

Introduction to Drip Irrigation
Rain Barrel Soaker Hose Kit
Landscape Drip Irrigation Kit
Garden Bed Drip Irrigation Kit
Row Crop Drip Irrigation Kit

Extra Parts For Row Crop Drip Kits

5/8" x 100' high flow T tape w/10 hold downs $16
bag of 1/4" x 5/8" tape loc barbs & grip sleeve ends (10 ea.) $12
Tape Loc Valve $2.50 ea. (for shutting off individual lines)

1/2" tees & elbows $2.00 ea.
10 PSI Regulator $12 (Use with reg. plumbing when barrels are empty.)

Shipping Info

Please Note:

Drip kits sold in stores are not designed to work with most smaller rain barrel systems (1-4 PSI). They are designed for water pressures of 40-120 PSI and then reduced to 15-35 PSI with a regulator.

*Does not include rain barrel.

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