Warm Season Legumes
As a warm season cover crop legume, Tillage Sunn™ sunn hemp increases soil organic matter, provides nitrogen, grows in low fertility sandy soils, and does not harbor most types of nematodes most destructive to crops in North America, generally found in sandy soils in Southern growing regions.
It can produce over 5,000 pounds of biomass and up to 140 pounds of nitrogen per acre, depending on conditions.
Tillage Sunn™ has a narrow planting window of 8 to 12 weeks of frost-free growth conditions. It grows rapidly and achieves economic value as a cover crop in about 60 days. Tillage Sunn™ is killed by the first frost.