Each Species of Legume has a Different Species of Bacteria You must match them together.
Very Short Growing season-60 days Some Weed Control- Allelopathy Inexpensive Seed-much like wheat or rye Attract Beneficial Insects Many uses for Vegetable production Nutrient Cycling
Inexpensive Seed Rye is very winter hardy Spring Oats is not winter hardy and will winter kill- can be used to our advantage Rye tremendous dry matter Suppress weeds Allelopathy or Blocking Light Good to mix with legumes
Plant in Fall Overwinter-most of the time Deep Roots-5-6 ft Scavenge Nitrogen Dense matt controls weeds Can become a weed! Herbicide resistance problem