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Rye/Vetch Over-Winter Mix

Ref: mixryev

Growing a N lifter and a fixer together is the best way of improving soils over winter. Cereal rye and vetch are excellent companions and usually very reliable. The mixture can be sown from mid September until mid October. Incorporation is carried out from February until late April. Please order this seed early as rye seed is usually combined, cleaned and sown in the same season. RYE NOW SOLD OUT

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     

Contents per Acre%kg
certified ELEGO ORGANIC rye66.750.00
certified EARLY ENGLISH vetch33.325.00

£89.00 / Acre

Sowing rate: 75.0kg/acre (187.5kg/ha)

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Cereal

Rye

Also known as grazing or cereal rye, this is one of the most effective crops for reducing nitrogen leaching over the winter and it also has good early winter growth, making it one of the best winter green manures. It will also give the earliest spring growth, which may be used for clean early spring grazing. It should not be confused with Ryegrass, as this is a different species, with different characteristics

Rye Species Guide

Legume

Vetch

Vetch is a well known legume also known as common vetch or tares. It scrambling, smothering growth habit and frost tolerance make it a very useful winter cover crop or green manure.

Vetch Species Guide  Buy Vetch Straight