Sunn hemp is a warm season legume, upright and quick in its growth habit. Sunn hemp needs 60 degree F soil temps before it can planted and will kill at the first signs of frost. Higher seeding rates of sunn hemp will help with weed suppression.
Produces significant amounts of nitrogen in 60 days depending on conditions
Tolerant of dry conditions and low fertility
Can add up to 5,000+ lbs. of biomass per acre in 7-8 weeks
Research has shown levels of nematode suppression (root knot, borrowing)
Grows 5-6 feet
Planting Time: at least 8 weeks before first frost Planting Rate: 25 lbs/ acre Seeding Depth: 1/4 to 1/2 inch Grows 5-6 feet at full maturity.