-Dwarf Essex Rapeseed is a short season Brassica species.
-It produces more biomass than conventional rapeseed, while also producing better quality forage.
-It typically does not survive the winters in northern climates.
-Rapeseed has a very succulent top growth that is high in nutrients.
-It may be used for livestock in pastures or in wildlife food plot seed mixtures.
-Plant late in the summer for a very green fall forage.
-Spring or fall planting are also common options.
Planting Rate: 7-9lbs/acre
Seeding Depth: 1/2 inch
Sun Requirement: full sun, part sun/shade
Life Cycle: biennial
Primary Use: cover crop, wildlife, pollinator friendly
Supported Species: cattle, deer, hogs, poultry