Excellent biomass production and nematode resistant.
Sunn Hemp is a fast-growing, warm-season legume will produce significant quantities of biomass and fix nitrogen in a short rotation of 60 days under optimum conditions. It is adapted for temperate, tropical and subtropical summer rotations. Plant Sunn hemp at least 8 weeks before first frost. For maximum benefit terminate crop at first flowering, prior to developing fibrous, hard-to-manage stalks. Tolerant of dry conditions. Inoculate with #9321 or #9359 for the best performance. Avg. 15,000 seeds/lb.
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CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time and rate specified for each variety listed. All legumes should be planted 1/4 to 1/2" deep. FOR GREEN MANURE: For best results, till under when in the flowering stage. SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed with the variety copy. Organic systems should plant 1/3 to 1/2 heavier to allow for some weed pressures.