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Ideal cover crop with very effective nitrogen fixation.
Sunn Hemp is an annual sub-tropical legume suitable for green manure, cover crop and processed hay and fibre.
Ideal planting time ranges from October to January.
Sub-tropical, legume type
Annual, summer production period
Poor host to nematodes, ideal cover crop
Very effective nitrogen fixation
Crude protein: 12.5 - 15 %
Digestibility: 65 - 75 %
Used for green manure, cover crop, processed hay and fibre
Prefers well drained sandy loam to clay soils and tolerates poor sandy soils
Plant during October - January
Seeding rate: 15 kg/ha dryland
Seeding rate: 25 kg/ha irrigation
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