Chicory Browtine

Crop Type Seeds/Lb Minimum Germination Temperature
warm season broadleaf 400,000 42F

A warm season perennial broadleaf, this plant offers great grazing because of its high protein levels. It will form mychorrhizal association which is important because this will in most cases, make phosphorous more readily available. It does need to be stated that a defined goal is needed when planting chicory, because it can persist and be difficult to control. Lastly, it will flower which will attract beneficial insects.

Nitrogen scavenger Soil builder Prevent Erosion Weed Suppression Grazing Quick Growth Lasting Residue Make P and K Available Loosen Topsoil Suppress Disease Attract Beneficial Insects
3 5 4 3 5 4 3 3 4 3 5

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent