An excellent source of organic matter, grows in marginal soils, reduces erosion and has an allelopathic action that suppresses weeds. Good at mopping up and conserving leftover nitrogen from heavily fertilized or manured crops. Very winter hardy. Also available in a 5 lb. bag
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.
Certificates - Handlers certificates and available from the seedhouse we purchase our organically grown seed from. Once you purchase the seed, refer to the bag label for the seedhouse, then search their web site for their handlers certificate. We recommend that you also save your seed label as you will need it for your certifying agency inspection. We also have some handlers certificates under our Resource page.