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Peaceful Valley Summer Soil Builder Mix - Raw Seed
(Lb)

Use for a Summer Addition of Organic Matter

Item Number: SCM150

$2.59/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.59/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Warm season.

  • Application Rate: 50 lb/acre, or about 2-3 lb/1000 sq ft
  • Inoculant: Cowpea Inoculant
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 2'
  • Uses: Some Nitrogen is fixed from the cowpeas but it is primarily used for a quick addition of organic matter when you are in between crops.
  • Facts to Note: Till in when plants begin to flower

Contains: Buckwheat and Cowpeas

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Easily Established
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Nematocidal Effects Reported
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36" Planting Time Summer
Seed Variety Mix
Sales Unit Lb
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36"
Planting Time Summer
Seed Variety Mix

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

April 29, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Most cover crops are planted in late summer, but there are some cover crop seed mixes that can go in the ground in the springtime and give you benefits by the end of the summer. Cover cropping is a cheap… read more »
September 21, 2009 - Autumn from Peaceful Valley
by Amber TIppett, PV Store Manager & Willow Hein, FreshmanFarmer &  PV employee “Cover Crop” is a general term referring to a crop grown to cover and protect the soil.  The term “Green… read more »

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

Reviews

Great warm weather soil builder

I'm currently using this cover crop as part of a plan to transform my clay soil in several areas of my property between plantings. I've been very pleased with the results thus far.

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