Crop TypeCool Season Broadleaf
Seeds / Lb200,000
Minimum Germination Temperature42F

Plantain is best suited for when building soil and grazing are the main goals. Plantain does well across a wide range of soil types and conditions because of its taproot AND fibrous root system. It doesn’t produce well when seeded as a monoculture which is why it is preferred to be seeded in a diverse mix.

Nitrogen Scavenger3
Soil Builder5
Prevent Erosion4
Weed Suppression3
Quick Growth4
Lasting Residue2
Make P and K Available3
Loosen Topsoil4
Suppress Disease3
Attract Beneficial Insects1

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent