Loosens Compacted Soils
Brassica spp Cool Season cover crop
Common mustard (bracho white mustard) used to open up heavy or compacted soils. Mustards attract beneficial insects, provide substantial quantities of organic matter and have a large deep root system, which increases water penetration.
- Application Rate: 12-15 lbs/acre or 0.5 lb/1,000 sq ft.
- Inoculant: None needed
- Germination: 5-10 Days
- Plant Height: 4'
- Uses: Loosens compacted soils, attracts beneficial insects, addes biomass, improves water penetration
- Facts to Note: Braco mustard has been shown to have nematicidal properties when properly managed as a cover crop. For mustards with higher nematicidal properties, see our mustard seed mix SCN755.