Sunflower, Peredovik – 2 lb


2 lb will broadcast over approximately 8,000 square feet

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Peredovik sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) are a type of sunflower that is commonly used as a cover crop in agricultural systems. Here are some ways in which peredovik sunflowers can help our ecosystem:

  1. Soil health: Peredovik sunflowers have a deep taproot system that can help to break up compacted soil and improve soil health by promoting better water infiltration, nutrient uptake, and aeration.
  2. Erosion control: Peredovik sunflowers have a dense root system that helps to hold soil in place and prevent erosion, especially on sloping fields.
  3. Weed suppression: Peredovik sunflowers are known to have allelopathic properties, which means they release chemicals that can inhibit the growth of certain weed species, potentially reducing the need for herbicides.
  4. Pollinator habitat: Peredovik sunflowers produce large, attractive flowers that can provide a valuable source of nectar and pollen for bees and other pollinators.
  5. Carbon sequestration: As with other cover crops, peredovik sunflowers can help to sequester carbon in the soil, potentially helping to mitigate climate change.

Overall, peredovik sunflowers are a versatile cover crop that can provide a range of benefits for soil health, biodiversity, and climate change mitigation, making them a valuable tool for sustainable agriculture and ecosystem management

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Weight 2 lbs