Rape

Brassica napus
Loosens Topsoil and Scavenges Nitrogen

Rape - Rape

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5 lb Bulk Bag $8.25
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Height Range: 3 - 5 inches
Seeding Rate: 2-6 lbs. / Acre (PLS)
Seeds Per Pound: 157000
Colors: Yellow

Primary cover crop benefits of rapeseed are loosenning of the top soil, scavenging for nitrogen that may have moved below the primary crop root zone, and grazing.  There are also weed control benefits in the following cash crop.  Rapeseed has good tolerance of low soil fertility and droughty conditions.