The Dirty Gardener Sunn Hemp Seed Crotolaria Juncea Warm Season Legume Cover Crop

The Dirty Gardener Sunn Hemp Seed Crotolaria Juncea Warm Season Legume Cover Crop

This really is a natural, miracle cover crop in warmer climates
Adds hundreds of pounds of nitrogen to the soil
Grows up to 6 feet tall in only 60 days

$55.49 (as of July 10, 2018, 5:18 pm)

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One of the biggest cover crops in the world and popular in most warm climates. Crotolaria juncea warm season legume cover crop. Sunn hemp is a tropical legume whose claim to fame is that 60 days from planting it is typically over 6 feet tall, adds 100 pounds of nitrogen, translocates from the subsoil to the topsoil 10 pounds of residual phosphorus and 80 pounds of residual potash, supplies 4 tons of organic matter, suppresses root knot and reniform nematodes, greatly suppresses weeds, is a great soil builder, increases drought tolerance and yield and cash value of the next crop. The leaves of sunn hemp are 30 % protein. Both goats and deer thrive on this crop.
This really is a natural, miracle cover crop in warmer climates
Adds hundreds of pounds of nitrogen to the soil
Grows up to 6 feet tall in only 60 days
Plow under as a source of natural green manure fertilizer to make phosphate more available
Non-GMO seeds contain no filler and have great germination rate