Farm Seed Grains Winter Rye Winter Rye

Winter Rye

Cover Crop Seed

Product ID: 968

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. Select organic or nonorganic seeds. Avg. 17,500 seeds/lb.

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1 Pound

$4.65
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5 Pounds

$8.25
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25 Pounds

$15.50
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50 Pounds

$28.00
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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 can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), 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.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated