Trios Triticale Seed

Promotes Water Penetration and Good for Forage

Item Number: SCN450


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Triticum X Secale Cool season cover crop. Exciting cereal grain variety offers many benefits, especially in orchards and vineyards. Creates a tremendous amount of organic matter due to its massive root system and its enormous amount of top growth. A winter type of triticale, that can survive colder winters than the spring types, such as Bunker or Juan. Low growing (6"-12") until late spring to early summer, when it can reach 5'.

  • Application Rate: 60-80 lb/acre or 2-4 lb/1000 sq ft.
  • Inoculant: No inoculant required
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 5'
  • Uses: Trios is a good variety for forage production in the Pacific Northwest. Because of its aggressive root system, Trios promotes water penetration and erosion control during the rainy season.
  • Facts to Note: Yields more organic matter than even Merced Rye or Barley. Slower and lower growing in winter than other triticale varieties. Mow it in spring to a height of 3" and it will continue to regrow. Use this crop to take up excess nitrogen.


  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 F
  • Easily Established
  • Germination in Soils < 45F
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing


Life Cycle Annual Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Spring, Fall

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Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

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


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