Italian ryegrass, certified organic - Cover Crop
(Lolium multiflorum). Annual Italian ryegrass is a narrow-leaved grass with bunching growth habit and impressive fibrous root systems with potential to rapidly improve soil structure and build organic matter. Most vigorous when seeded in spring. Sometimes overwinters and flowers spring of 2nd year. Benefits from nurse crop for establishment. Seeding rate, solid stand=15-25kg/ha (13-22 lbs/acre).