Dwarf Essex Rape Seed, 50 Lb Bag

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Dwarf Essex rapeseed is a short season Brassica species. It is an extremely palatable, high-energy, high-protein forage crop for winter grazing by livestock and deer. It produces more biomass than conventional rapeseed.. Rape can also be over seeded in existing spring and summer food plots as they begin to decline in the early fall. Can be harvested or grazed every 30 days following a 75 day establishment period. Forage produced can contain 18-20% crude protein.

  • Regrowth potential for 3-4 grazings
  • Ideal for summer, autumn and winter feed
  • drought tolerant
  • Fast germination and growth
  • High palatability


  • Disease Resistance: Very good
  • Seeding Rate: Alone (lbs./acre): 6-8 / Mixes (lbs./acre): 2-4
  • Planting Season: Spring & Fall
  • Plant Depth: ¼ inch