A GREAT HOST FOR BENEFICIAL INSECTS
Honeybees love SuperBee Phacelia, its nectar content and high protein levels lead to superb honey production. A large number of insects are attracted to phacelia, providing your fields with a strong biological control of certain pests. Its long bloom period keeps these insects working on your farm for 6-8 weeks. Preliminary research has shown up to a 30% reduction in nematodes.
A GREAT SOIL BUILDER
SuperBee Phacelia has one of the most prolific root systems of all the cover crops in use today. Most of the roots are concentrated in the top 8-12” of soil vastly improving the structure and organic matter levels in tough soils. Research has shown that phacelia has the ability to store and recycle nitrogen and calcium.
BEAUTIFY YOUR FARM
SuperBee Phacelia will provide your neighborhood with 6-8 weeks of beautiful flowers. Your landlords, and your competitor’s landlords, will certainly notice your progressive farming practices!