Brassica napus, Wichita
Winter Canola, Wichita

Can be very productve if planted in the fall; seeds are approximately 37% oil; also used in the production of healthy cooking oils; high quality livestock supplement; preferred by deer in the winter; makes good biodiesel.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BRANAP03
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Habitat: Agricultural soils that support winter wheat production; grows best in moderately drained, medium to high fertility soils.
Bloom Period: Late spring
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 6.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 6 in
pH: 6.0 – 7.2

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: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 160,000
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $3.60/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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