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Cover Crop, Cold Climate Mix

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Fall cover crop specially blended for northern climates.

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This organic winter cover crop was designed for northern climates with below zero winter temperatures. Contains 70% winter grain rye and 30% hairy vetch. Excellent northern combination for increasing organic matter content in the garden, controlling erosion, promoting nitrogen fixation and improving water, root and air penetration in the soil. One packet is enough to cover 300 to 400 square feet.
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Cover Crop, Cold Climate Mix
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Item #: 67645S
1 Pkt. (1/4 lb.)
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Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun, Part Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

48-60 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

10-12 inches

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Annual

Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Direct Sow

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Sun
Full Sun, Part Sun
Height
48-60 inches
Spread
10-12 inches
Life Cycle
Annual
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Cover Crop, Cold Climate Mix is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from creeping vetch Cover Crop, Cold Climate Mix Fall cover crop specially blended for northern climates. This organic winter cover crop designed for northern climates with below zero winter temperatures. Contains of 70% Winter Grain Rye, 30% Hairy Vetch. Excellent northern combination for increasing organic matter content in the garden, erosion control, Nitrogen Fixation and improving water, root and air penetration in the soil. One packet is enough to cover 300 to 400 square feet. the creeping vetch in this mix is not good for alaska we have had an over growth every where and they are strangling out the native vegitation that the moose and other animals eat. but the plant it self is a good ground cover.
Date published: 2011-12-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Ugh - Cover Crop Cold Climate Mix Wish I had NEVER used it. Nasty weeds in summer.
Date published: 2011-10-19
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