Antler King Chicory
Special hardy cool season perennial. Grows fast, drought and pH tolerant. Plant alone or mix with grain, clover, 1 lb. will plant 1/4 acre.
Looking for something different to spice up your Fall Food Plot Program? Antler King® Brand Chicory is just the answer! This special variety of chicory is a hardy, cool-season perennial that offers great nutrition and a highly preferred food source for your whitetail deer. Chicory can adapt to a variety of soil conditions, is pH tolerant, drought tolerant grows fast and does a great job of crowding out weeds in your food plot. Chicory can be planted as a stand-alone crop or mixed with cereal grains or clover and with enough moisture will continue to come back for several years. Once established, Chicory offers a great perennial food source and its leafy forage can provide 15-30% protein to help promote body and antler growth as well as being a great source of many key minerals Chicory can be planted in the Spring or in August/September in the Northern States and September/October in the Southern States. Chicory will perform best with a pH of 6.0-7.0 and planted in full sun or mostly sunny areas. Adding this hardy perennial food plot mix to your current food plot program will help provide your deer herd an established, relied upon year-round food source and allow your property to hold and feed more deer.
- pH tolerant and can grow in pH range 5.5-7.0
- Easy to establish and fast growing
- Drought and weather tolerant
- 450,000 seeds per pound
- 1 lb. covers approximately 1/4 acre
- 15-30% protein depending on soil quality
- Plant seeds 1/8″ or less
- Can last 3-5 years
- 13-13-13 at 200 lbs. per acre