Excellent yellow-flowered green manure and honey plant.
Rugged plant with long taproots that mine nutrients from deep in the soil, becoming 8' tall and graceful with yellow flowers in its second year. May winter kill without snow cover. Sow 1/2 lb per 1,000 square feet or 15 lbs/acre with 1.5-2 bushels of oats as a nurse crop. Fixes 100-170 lbs of N per acre. Seeding rate: 15 lbs/acre, 1/2 lb/1000 sq ft.
- Sow spring to summer