Wrens Abruzzi Rye is valued for its rapid establishment and quick growth. It is a versatile winter cover crop, best planted later in the season; stands planted too early cam damaged by seedling diseases. As a cover crop it has many benefits: Controls erosion, Improves soil structure, Suppresses weeds, Adds organic matter, Effective pioneer crop in new fields, Good at releasing phosphorus and potassium. It is also very well suited for winter grazing: Palatable, Nutritious, Strong grow back
Seeding Rate: 2.5 lb/1,000 sq ft or 100 lb/acre when sown alone, or 1.2 lb/1,000 sq ft 50-60 lb/acre when sown in mixture with a winter annual legume. Gardeners who don't rake it in may want higher rates, 3-4 lb/1,000 sq ft.