Summer Lightning

$2.15 per lb
Total (50 lbs): $107.50

A fast-establishing mix (sorghum-sudan, sunn hemp, cowpeas, buckwheat) designed for weed control with summer grazing potential.

Weight: 50 lbs Seed Rate: 20 to 35 lbs/acre Stock Status: In Stock Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Brand:

Product Description

Summer Lightning is a cover crop mix from Byron Seeds. It is fast to establish designed for weed control with summer grazing potential ( if grazed, the sorghum-sudan well be the only species to re-grow). This mix consist of:

  • Sunn Hemp- Nitrogen fixing, soil building
  • Sorghum-sudan-provides bio mass and a mycorrhizae builder
  • Cowpeas-Nitrogen fixing, weed suppression, builds soil
  • Lifago Buckwheat- Weed suppression, conditions soil, and extracts phosphorus and makes it more available for the next crop

Plant 20-35 lbs./A. Best planted from late May to late August. Use higher rates for weed control and grazing; use lower rates for better nitrogen fixation.


Summer Lightning Cover Crop Tech Sheet

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Additional information

Weight 50 lbs