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Legumes are best known for their ability to produce nitrogen from the atmosphere, are fast growing, suppress weeds, control erosion, reduce plant parasitic nematodes, add large amounts of organic matter, and attract beneficial insects.

  • 'Tropic Sun' Sunn Hemp 'Tropic Sun' Sunn Hemp
    'Tropic Sun' sunn hemp was developed at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) as a cooperative cultivar release in 1983. 'Tropic Sun' is highly prized as a fast growing green manure crop for soil improvement. It will add up to 147lbs of nitrogen per acre, up to 2 tons of organic matter, and can greatly reduce plant parasitic nematode populations in a crop rotation system. It is also an excellent cover crop for controlling erosion, suppressing weeds, conserving soil moisture, improving the infiltration of water, delivering a slow release of nutrients, and is non-toxic to animals. 'Tropic Sun's' qualities as a green manure are unmatched and would be ideal for any sized farm or garden. Price breaks at 6-49 lbs and 50 lbs or more.
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    Iron Clay Cowpea

    COWPEAS

    $1.65 $1.00
    Iron Clay Cowpeas is a warm season annual legume capable of producing upwards of 2 tons of organic matter, 140+lbs of nitrogen/acre, excellent weed suppression, erosion control, good reduction in plant parasitic nematode populations, scavenger of P and K, forage ready. Cowpeas has excellent drought tolerancy and wind resistant. Cowpeas do well under limited watering conditions.  The hotter the environment, the better cowpeas will grow. Seeding rate is 30lbs drilled, 50lbs broadcast. Price breaks at 6-49 lbs, and 50+ lbs or more.
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    Guar Guar
    Guar seed.  Upright 40” tall.  Seeding rate 20#.  Seed count  7,000.  Heading in 45 days.  Guar's wide leaves and height reduce weeds by shading them out.  Like other legumes, Guar will add good nitrogen to your soil.  Guar's characteristic of growing tall and thick creates more organic matter biomass.   Another plus is that Guar is disease and insect resistant.   Guar is produced commercially for what is Guar gum, an important food and medicinal additive.  Guar is the most salt and drought tolerant warm season cover available.   Price breaks at 6-49lbs and 50+lbs.
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    Lablab Lablab
    Lablab is a groundcover 24" tall.  Seeding rate 30#.  Seed count 1500.  Heading in 45 days.  Lablab is very drought tolerant, suppresses weeds well, and produces large amounts of organic matter and nitrogen.  Lablab is very palatable as a forage. 26% protein Price breaks at 6-49lbs and 50+lbs.
  • Mung Bean
    Mung bean seed.  Upright 24” tall.  Seeding rate 25#.  Seed count 7000.  Heading in 45 days.  Mung bean has good drought tolerancy.  Mung bean pods will not shatter easily making it a longer laster protein for foraging animals. 16-23% protein.   Price breaks at 6-49lbs and 50+lbs.