Field Crops

VNS RYE

#1302 | SECALE CEREALE

Summary

Rye is a very popular cereal grain for cover crops or forage through late fall and early spring.

When utilized as a cover crop component, rye is very aggressive to establish with good winter hardiness. Alleopathy effect from the rye can help suppress weeds. Cereal rye with its extensive fibrous root system is excellent for soil health.

For forage, rye matures very quickly in the spring. Harvest before “boot stage” for best quality.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Plant Characteristics

Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Late-Summer - Fall
Plant Depth
1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
34° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
18,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SECALE
Species
SECALE CEREALE

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 80-100 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Field Crops

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Soil Health

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