A fast growing cover crop, its speed of establishment aids weed suppression.
It has a long taproot which will improve the soil structure and also has plenty of leaf that produces a large quantity of organic matter. An excellent nitrogen scavenger. Some varieties are nematode resistant.
An eligible crop for inclusion in EFA catch and cover crop mixtures
|Seed Rate||Pack Size||Seed Treatment|
|10 - 20kg/ha||10 & 25kg||Untreated|
Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced