One of the best green manures for winter use. Great for storing nutrients, improving soil structure and supressing weeds. Continues to grow in cold weather. Sow in September or even into October in the South. A good cover crop to prevent nutrient leaching. Dig in during the Spring.
Hardy annual, fits anywhere in rotation.
225g for 14 sq m.
(As featured by Monty Don on BBC2’s ‘Gardeners World’, August 2011)