Cover Crops

Cover Crops

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  • Small Fava Cover Crop

    Small Fava Cover Crop

    Vicia faba Besides producing edible seed, Small Fava's stalks make excellent silage or green manure. In zones 7 and abov... 

  • Berseem Clover Cover Crop

    Berseem Clover Cover Crop

    Trifolium alexandrinum One of the best nitrogen fixers, making 200-300 pounds per acre available. Extremely productive,... 

  • Mammoth Red Clover Cover Crop

    Mammoth Red Clover Cover Crop

    Trifolium pratense var. sativum An excellent fast-growing cover crop that can be planted almost any time of the year. ... 

  • Crimson Clover Cover Crop

    Crimson Clover Cover Crop

    Trifolium incarnatum A reliably winter-hardy annual variety that does not multiply with runners (like perennial Red Clo... 

  • New Zealand White Clover Cover Crop

    New Zealand White Clover Cover Crop

    Trifolium repens Growing to only 8 inches, this low perennial clover has a growth habit similar to White Dutch Clover b... 

  • Oats Cover Crop

    Oats Cover Crop

    Avena sativa This valuable cover crop has many uses. Oats' fast spring growth makes it ideal for erosion control and ad... 

  • Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover Cover Crop

    Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover Cover Crop

    Melilotus officinalis This cool-season biennial is an expert at mining insoluble minerals like potassium and phosphorus... 

  • Buckwheat Cover Crop

    Buckwheat Cover Crop

    Fagopyrum esculentum Grows quickly to 24 inches in ordinary garden soil and has minimal nutritional needs. Should be ti... 

  • Soybean Cover Crop

    Soybean Cover Crop

    Glycine max This edible legume is a great nitrogen fixer during the hot summer growing season, making up to 130 pounds ... 

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