Farm Seed Grains 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 conventional seeds. Avg. 17,500 seeds/lb.

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1 Pound

$4.75
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5 Pounds

$8.45
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25 Pounds

$16.00
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50 Pounds

$28.50
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Additional Information

  • This product does not ship to Canada.

This item’s size, weight, or shape may require an additional shipping surcharge based on the shipping location selected. Specific charges will be displayed during checkout.

Shipments to Canada require a phytosanitary certificate, which includes a $125.00 fee (rates subject to change), and cannot be processed online. Please call 1-877-564-6697 to place orders to Canada.
CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time, rate, and depth specified in the product description.
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 our cover crops comparison chart.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Secale cereale
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
330-345 for grain production
Life Cycle ID
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