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sun hemp #7834767 05/09/20 11:23 PM
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has anyone planted it?

Will it grow fast enough to keep cows from mowing it down? Mostling thinking of as a cover crop.

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Ill let you know, planted Sunn hemp last week.

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How invasive is it? Last thing I would want was something that grew uncontrollable.


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Dogcatcher Sun Hemp is a warm season legume. I don't think you need to worry about it producing seed in Texas.


The mix that I planted does have Sunn Hemp in it. ELKMTB did you plant a mono stand or a mix?

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Planning on a mix of 50# soybeans, 10# sunn hemp, and 10# buckwheat in my summer plots this year. Hoping the soil warms enough to get some good growth once I plant. No plans to plant until probably early June. Located in southern OK

Re: sun hemp [Re: ELKMTB] #7836455 05/11/20 10:32 PM
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I have not planted yet. I was thinking it might grow tall enough to survive the cows and be a cover crop or bedding area.

Re: sun hemp [Re: glocker17] #7861583 06/05/20 09:27 PM
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Have pics Glocker?

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Mine never came up. Maybe put it in too early?

Re: sun hemp [Re: ELKMTB] #7899365 07/13/20 07:06 PM
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2.5 weeks in the ground. will check on it this weekend. One plot with cows and 1 without. Planted a little too late. Not quite enough rain i dont think.

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