3 - 6 feet
Open sites, along roadsides
10-15 lbs per acre with approximately 240,000 seeds per lb
Provides feed and cover for doves, quail, and songbirds. Grows well on both sides of the Cascades and will reseed. Tolerates some frost and is drought resistant. Best planted in the fall for spring sprout. Fall plant for best results, although early spring planting is okay. Matures in 80 to 100 days.
Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).
Plant in the spring when the soil has warmed up to at least 45 degrees fahrenheit. Drill 10 lbs per acre 1/2” to 1” deep or spin spread 15 lbs per acre. If spin spread, lightly harrow and either way, roll if possible. Spread 200 lbs of 16-16-16 fertilizer per acre.