A relative of the radish plant. Very fast growing and often used as late sown cover. Can work on its own, or in a mix such as Autumn Promise.
5kg, 10kg or 25kg
Quick cover, producing a kale type plant.
Provides good cover and feed for pheasant, partridge and farmland birds. Will last until Christmas and can also be fed to stock.
July - early September
Reasonably fine/firm seedbed.
Shallow 0.5-1 inch depth, and rows of 10-15 inches. Can be broadcast but best drilled.
(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 25kg/ha; K 30kg/ha.
Bugs & Beasts
Can sometimes be susceptible to flea beetle and should be sprayed immediately upon detection.
Ensure the ground is clean before planting, as limited chemicals available.
Not usually a problem.
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