|Crop Type||Seeds/Lb||Minimum Germination Temperature|
|cool season broadleaf||83,000||45F|
This cool season broadleaf is great for attracting beneficial insects and when it reaches maturity, it makes for great residue building. It makes for a solid choice when building soil is a goal because of its shallow, but extensive root system. Flax is best planted in either a cover crop mix or inter-seeded with another crop (chickpeas), planted alone it does not offer much biomass or residue on the surface.
|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|