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SUNN HEMP

#1724 | CROTALARIA JUNCEA

SUNN HEMP

#1724 | CROTALARIA JUNCEA

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Summary

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
36" - 90"
Bloom Period
Summer
Bloom Color
Yellow
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Fall - Late-Summer
Plant Depth
0.25" - 0.75"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
40° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
15,000
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
Subclass
ROSIDAE
Order
FABALES
Family
FABACEAE
Genus
CROTALARIA
Species
CROTALARIA JUNCEA

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 10-15 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

How to Use & Apply

To establish a successful stand, seed should be broadcast or drilled and covered ½ to 1 inch deep into a well prepared, weed-free seedbed.

Applications

Cover Crop

Used as a cover crop, sunn hemp can improve soil properties, reduce soil erosion, conserve soil water, and recycle plant nutrients.

Notes

Don’t forget to purchase the required inoculant for this product.

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