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'Summermax' Cover Crop Mix

'Summermax' Cover Crop Mix

Regular price $8.00 Sale

Origin: Albert Lea, Minnesota

Improvement status: Cover crop cultivars

Seeds per packet: ~3/4 pound

Germination tested 3/2024: 93% (average)

Life cycle: Annuals

When to sow: June through mid-August

Coverage: 500-700 square feet

This is a vigorous growing warm-season cover crop mix of summer annual grasses, broadleaves, and legumes blended for maximum summer growth, weed suppression, and soil building via "green manure". It consists of:

25% Blue River Soybeans

20% Buckwheat

20% Cover Crop Oats

15% DS Admiral Peas

10% Japanese Millet

10% Blue River Blackguard 12 Sorghum-Sudangrass

Our seed comes from Albert Lea Seeds, of Albert Lea, MN.

GROWING TIPS: Broadcast seed evenly over desired area. Tamp down to ensure good seed to soil contact. Water it in. Or try to sow before a big rain.