Chufa is a popular food plot choice, specifically for turkeys. It is classified as an annual nut sedge that is a legume that forms large edible underground tubers or nuts. The nuts are sought after by scratching turkeys, making it an ideal species for food and hunting plots.
Seeding Rate: 50 lbs/acre
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- Seeding Rate: 50 lbs/acre (when soil temperatures are above 60 degrees F)
- Seeding Depth: 1″ deep
- Plant into a clean, firm seed bed when drilling or broadcasting.
- Package: 50 lb bag
- Planting Zones:
- Zone 1: Early Summer
- Zone 2: Late Spring
- Zone 3: Early Spring
- Zone 4: Early Summer
- Plant into a clean, weed-free seedbed for reduced weed competition.
- If weeds are present at planting, consider applying glyphosate before or after planting if drilled, but before crop emergence to control existing weeds. Do not apply glyphosate after planting is crop is broadcasted and not incorporated.
- If weed pressure is present after planting, consider mowing the weeds to the height of the crop until weed pressure subsides.
Works well in all regions. However, in the Northern regions, delayed planting may not allow for full maturing of plant and nuts will not be formed.