Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix - Organic


Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix - Organic

78% winter rye and 22% hairy vetch. Superb cover crop mix for fall planting where mechanical tillage is available the following spring. Excellent choice for a field that will not be planted the following spring. Mow after flowering to kill the plants, then incorporate by tilling, and allow 3–4 weeks for the rye to decompose before replanting. Produces abundant biomass, adds nitrogen to the soil and suppresses weed growth. The rye acts as a nurse crop for the vetch, protecting it from frost damage and providing support for the vines, making mowing much easier. Growers working with hand tools should consider a blend of oats and peas instead. Seed at 80–100#/acre, 2–3#/1000 sq ft. Both components certified organic.
OGThis item is certified organic

8112 Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix - Organic
Item Discounted
B: 2.0 lb $8.00
C: 10.0 lb $33.75
D: 45.0 lb $115.00

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