Excellent cover crop often used in orchards and vineyards.
Suppresses weeds, nematodes, and soil diseases, cycles nutrients, increases tilth.
Also a high protein forage.
Sow any time during the growing season. It can be harvested at any stage, but preferably just after flowering. Plant mid-August for winter cover.
If broadcasting, mix seed well with 2 cups of sand or fine soil for more even coverage. Masses of yellow flowers in very early spring.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica sp.
Mix with soil for most even broadcast coverage. Broadcast seed fairly thickly any time during the growing season, mid-August for winter cover. Matures 5-6 weeks. It can be turned in or harvest at any stage, but preferably just after flowering starts. If flowering is advanced, some seed may have matured and sprout next year. Suppresses weeds, nematodes, and soil diseases.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Matures 5-6/Harvest up to 8/Yield 180-270/Broadcast thickly
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly