Ethiopian cabbage is a brassica that works great in grazing or as part of a cover crop mix. The leaves very palatable. Its great tap root that has many branch roots and can break up hardpan. Excellent nutrient scavenging and fertility building. It is not likely to overwinter in the Midwest, but Ethiopian cabbage seed possibly may survive milder winters further south.
- Open leaf cabbage used for cover crops and grazing.
- Multiple deep growing tap roots reduce soil compaction, break up hardpans, and open up heavy soils.
- Excellent nutrient scavenging and fertility building
- Will likely winterkill in Upper Midwest
- Variety Not Stated
$21.50 – $140.00
|Species Name||Drilled||Broadcast/Aerial||In Mix||Approx. Seeds/lb||Seeding Date Range||Seeding Depth||Winter Kill|
|Ethiopian Cabbage||3-4||4-5||1-2||144,000||March-May, July-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Cover Crop Radish (Daikon)||6-8||8-9||2-3||25,000||Aug-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Carwoodi Oilseed Radish||6-8||8-9||2-3||25,000||Aug-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Dwarf Essex Rape||4-7||7-9||1-2||145,000||March-May, July-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Purple Top Turnips||3-5||5-6||1-2||220,000||March-May, July-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Forage Kale||3-4||4-5||1-2||144,000||March-May, July-Sept||¼ - ½ inch||Yes|
|Pacific Gold Mustard||15-20||20-25||3-5||180,000||Feb-April, Aug-Sept||¼ - ¾ inch||Yes|
|Yellow Mustard||15-20||20-25||3-5||180,000||Feb-April, Aug-Sept||¼ - ¾ inch||Yes|
|Winter Camelina||6||9||1-2||400,000||Sept - Oct||¼ - ½ inch||No|