Rye, 'Aroostook', Common, Secale cereale, 'Aroostook', Common seed
Secale cereale, 'Aroostook', Common

Rye, ‘Aroostook’, Common

Item Number: SECCER02

Bunch-type winter companion or cover crop; used 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.

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General Product Information
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  • Characteristics:
    Flat blade leaves; 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.
  • Habitat:
    More productive than other cereals in infertile sandy or acidic soils.
  • Bloom Period:
    Early spring
  • Flower Color:
    Yellow
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    8 in
  • pH:
    4.5 – 8.2
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    Moderate
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    18,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Expect to apply about 30 lb per acre.
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates

$0.54/lb

Description

Bunch-type winter companion or cover crop; used 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.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring

ColorSearchTerms

Yellow

FoliageColor

Green

IndicatorRegion1

NI

IndicatorRegion2

NI

IndicatorRegion3

NI

IndicatorRegion4

NI

LifeCycle

Annual

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