Farm Seed Grains Winter Rye Winter Rye (Common)

Winter Rye (Common)

Organic Cover Crop Seed

Product ID: 968G

Hardiest winter cover crop to prevent soil erosion and add organic matter.

If rye grain or straw is desired, sow in fall for midsummer harvest. For green manure, sow anytime spring through midfall at 4-6 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (60-120 lb./acre). Organically grown. Avg. 17,200 seeds/lb.

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1 Pound

$5.45
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5 Pounds

$11.90
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25 Pounds

$21.75
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50 Pounds

$39.50
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CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time, rate, and depth specified for each variety listed.
FOR GREEN MANURE: Till in at any growth stage.
FOR ORNAMENTAL USE OR GRAIN HARVEST: Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned brown and the seeds are hardening (no longer milky).
SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed in the comparison chart.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Secale cereale
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
330-345 grain
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
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Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic. For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.
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