Elbon Rye - A great crop cover also the hardiest seeds for food plots or mixes. Rye is a winter annual pasture grass and an excellent cover crop. Elbon Rye has good fall and spring growth and is more winter-hardy than wheat or oats. Elbon Rye puts on much growth in winter when temperatures are above freezing. Although slightly less attractive than wheat or oats, it makes a good companion crop in a fmix with the small grains and clovers because of its extreme cold-hardiness.
Seeding Instructions- Plant August through October for good fall growth. Plant 90-120 lbs/acre alone or 90 in a mix. Excellent companion crop in a food plot mix with wheat, oats and clovers. Produces more winter growth than wheat or oats.
Fertility- Rye is adapted to most soil types and tolerates a pH of 5.5-7.5.
Forage Quality- Forage Yield 4-6 tons/acre. Protein content from 11- 23%.
Wildlife Food Plot Advantages - This winter annual pasture grass produces more winter growth than wheat or oats and can be planted earlier in the fall than most other food plot seeds or cover crops.
Florida 401 Winter Grain Rye is used for winter grassing, windbreaks, erosion control, and weed suppression. It is a fast-establishing...