'Summermax' Cover Crop Mix
Origin: Albert Lea, Minnesota
Improvement status: Cover crop cultivars
Seeds per packet: ~3/4 pound
Germination tested 12/21: 92% (average)
Life cycle: Peas and oats are 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:
10% Black-eyed Cowpeas
Our seed comes from a reputable cover crop seed company out of Albert Lea, Minnesota: Albert Lea Seed.
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.