Certified Organic Deep-Till Radishes from Byron Seeds is a great organic cover crop.
- Fast establishing
- Biofumigant properties
- Aggressive growth
- Works well with KB Royal Annual Ryegrass
Seed Deep-Till Radishes 8-10 lbs/A straight or 2-4 lbs/A in mixes. Drill in rows 6-8 inches apart, 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep. Radishes can be broadcast and rolled with a cultipacker or aerial seeded into drying corn. Use higher rates for broadcasting and aerial seeding. Deep-Till Radishes can be no-tilled into grass if the grass has been grazed or mowed very close. Fall planted radishes are great for sequestering residual nutrients from the previous crop.
Avoid planting in low spots that collect water. Deep-Till Radishes is tolerant of frost until temperatures dip below 25 degrees. It takes several nights of temperatures in the low 20’s degrees F to kill Deep-Till Radishes.
Deep-Till Radishes can be planted into existing crops at the beginning of leaf wilt, either by aerial application or by a high boy rigged with a broadcast system. They work well in mixes or can be seeded alone. In mixes, 2 or 3 lbs is all that’s needed. Deep-Till Radishes winter kill when temperatures reach 23 degrees.
Deep-Till Radish is ideal for planting in the late summer or early fall. Significant amounts of Nitrogen can be captured by this cover crop when planted 30 to 60 days before the first killing frost. Deep-Till Radish can work very well in a blend with other cover crops. Deep-Till Radish is fast growing, cool season cover crop. It winter-kills, it does not need to be killed or incorporated to prepare a spring seedbed (in cold climates).
Organic Deep Till Radish seeds are grown by certified organic growers that adhere to the strict organic practices required by the Organic Food Production Act of 1990. No chemical fertilizer, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, or herbicides are allowed in the production of this seed. Genetic purity is maintained throughout the production, processing, and packaging of this seed.
Organic certificate available Deep-Till Radish upon request.
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