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Fall Cover Crop Seed Mix

SKU: AM016044
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Fall cover crop mix is a ready-to-sow green manure perfect for renewing soils. This mix improves soil health through addition of organic matter, soil aeration, and nitrogen fixation. Green manures provide living mulch that protects soils from winter erosion. Take advantage of the fallow season to enrich your soil with this dynamic mix of winter wheat, field peas, annual rye grass, red clover, and hairy vetch.
key features
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 250-500 sq ft.
1/2 lb covers 500-1,000 sq ft.
1 lb covers 1,000-2,000 sq ft.
Bee Friendly, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Erosion Control


Winter wheat, field peas, annual rye grass, red clover, and hairy vetch combine for extreme soil conditioning. Field peas and crimson clover grow quickly in autumn and provide late-season forage for pollinators. These legume crops fix nitrogen in the soil, converting nitrogen from the air into a form usable by plants. Field peas and crimson clover are killed by winter temperatures, leaving a rich layer of organic matter to feed soils and protect against erosion. Winter wheat provides dense cover that lasts through the winter months. The deep, extensive root system improves soil tilth (structure) and alleviates compaction. Hairy vetch also fixes nitrogen in the soil and provides abundant organic matter. This winter-hardy cover crop blooms in spring. Mow just prior to blooming to kill plants in advance of spring planting. Sow fall cover crop mix in late summer or early fall for vigorous late season growth.