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Mustard Seed
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Loosens Compacted Soils

Item Number: SCN750

$3.69/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.69/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Need a Custom Quote? No Problem!
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Need a Custom Quote? No Problem!
If you're planning on buying more than 1,000 lbs or $1,000 of seed, please request a competitive quote.

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.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Easily Established
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Nematocidal Effects Reported

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36" Planting Time Fall
Seed Variety Single
Sales Unit Lb
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Articles

September 19, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Why Plant a Cover Crop? To provide erosion control. To build the soil’s organic matter and humus content and improve the structure. To increase the microbial activity and biomass in the topsoil and provide… read more »
February 21, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
It’s dark and cold outside. You’re either looking across a dormant garden or out at a concrete jungle. You day dream about what you’d grow if you had a bit of earth; healthy, nutritious… read more »
October 14, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Wondering about companion planting with onions? Find out who belongs in Mr. Onion’s Neighborhood. Whether you’re planting onions from organic seed, as sets (bulbs), or transplants, the rules… read more »
November 17, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Want an easy to grow, unusual vegetable? Try Jerusalem artichokes. What is a Jerusalem artichoke? Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are really sunflowers with fat, edible roots. They’re… read more »
February 8, 2011 - Amber
With the recent warm spell of the past week and a half, at my house, we are in full swing production of seedling transplants in order to plant as soon as the last frost date occurs. The weather has been… read more »
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Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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