Basics

Ease of Growing
Easy
Grown as
Annual
Days to Maturity
90-180 (Fall/Winter)
Growing Habit
-
Hardiness
Hardy

This is a fairly hardy mix, designed to keep growing right through mild winters.

Crops
Fall
Growing Season
Short, Long
Cultivar Type
-
Growing Conditions
Cold, Cool

These cover crops generally require cooler temperatures and adequate water. 

Outdoor Growing Temp
40°F - 85°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
30°F

Most cool weather cover crop should be started when temperatures are still in the 60's to allow the plants to establish before winter, which also prevents Winterkill.

Start Indoors
No
Start Outdoors
Yes
Light
Sun: min. 6 hours daily (Cold, Cool)

Cover crops need full sun when growing in winter, as days are shorter and the sun is lower in the sky. If grown in summer many will tolerate light shade (though they grow best in full sun).

Water
Low

Most of these crops are not particularly drought tolerant and will need regular watering in dry climates (especially when germinating and getting established). However they are mostly grown during the winter when the soil is fairly moist, so don't usually require much irrigation.

Feeder
Light

You do not need to fertilize cover crop in established gardens, as there will be plenty of nutrients in the garden to meet their needs. Since you will be incorporating them back in to the soil, growing them doesn't remove any nutrients from the soil.

The leguminous cover crops also fix nitrogen and eventually add it to the soil.

Suitability
Tolerates light frost
Small Gardens?
No
Containers?
No
Attracts beneficial insects?
Yes
Color
Fruit Size
-"
Plant Height
48.0-72.0"
Plant Diameter
-"
Hardiness Zone
6-11
Disease Resistance
Taste Profile

Although some cover crops are edible, they are generally grown for turning under the soil.