Sunn Hemp - Crotalaria Juncea- By The Pound
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- Organic Status:
- NON-GMO / UNTREATED
- Product | 945 | $4.50 ea:
- Exceed Legume Inoculant - Cowpeas/Sunn Hemp 2.5 oz - treats 50 lbs of seed
Tall-growing, vigorous, warm-season annual legume with tremendous biomass potential. Superior N-Fixing potential. Quick growing & loves heat, very drought tolerant. Has potential to put on 5,000 lbs biomass in as little as 60 days. Widely adapted to varied soil types including droughty sands, low fertility & low OM soils. Plant after soil temperatures are >65°F. Drill or broadcast June 1st - July 15th depending on the area you live. The leaves are a very high protein. Close to 20%. When plants have achieved a sufficient height you can let your animals in to graze. When the leaves are all picked off, remove the animals and allow the Sunn Hemp to regrow. Should take about 2-3 weeks to get new leaves. Then animals can be let in to graze a second time. Terminate crop at first flower to avoid development of fibrous, hard to manage stalks.