Characteristics:SunHemp

  • An annual summer legume grown mainly for green manuring but can also be grazed.
  • It is frost sensitive and drought tolerant.
  • Can be sown up to the end of January for green manure.
  • Grows 1-2 meters in height.
  • Not all that palatable for stock.

 

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Sunhemp
(Crotolaria intermedia)
Common 25 – 30 450+ Warm summer
rainfall areas
Oct-Nov Widely adapted to all soil types that are well drained

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