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Cover Crop, Winter Rye

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Fall planted cover crop helps the soil and looks great all winter.

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Winter rye is the most popular winter cover crop. It provides rapid growth of green mass that chokes out weeds and provides organic matter content to the soil. Prevents erosion and helps in breaking up subsoil while providing aesthetic value to the empty garden during the winter months. Packet will cover from 100 to 200 square feet.
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Item#: 67635S
Order: 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

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
Height
48-60 inches
Spread
10-12 inches
Life Cycle
Annual
Sow Method
Direct Sow