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Secale cereale, Variety Not Stated (Rye, Variety Not Stated) whole plant/field shot
Secale cereale, Variety Not Stated (Rye, Variety Not Stated) seed headSecale cereale, Variety Not Stated (Rye, Variety Not Stated) seed

Secale cereale, Variety Not Stated
Rye, Variety Not Stated

A winter companion or cover crop for erosion control; may be planted anytime of year, but preferably in the fall or winter as rye has a strong ability to grow in cold weather; also a cover crop for temporary pasture, haylage or green chop; conserves nitrogen and builds organic matter when seeded after row crops are harvested in the fall.

General Product Information:

Item Number: SECCER01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: A bunch-type grain; flat blade leaves.
Habitat: More productive than other cereals in infertile sandy or acidic soils.
Bloom Period: Early spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 4.5 – 8.2

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 18,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 90 lb per acre.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates



Price: $0.33/lb

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