Bell Beans - Raw Seed
(Lb)

Good As a Green Manure

Item Number: SCL700

$0.99/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$0.99/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Vicia faba Cool season legume cover crop.

Actually a member of the vetch family. A vigorous, adaptable legume. Often mixed with peas, vetch, and oats for cover cropping, or with grasses and other legumes for forage or silage. Flowers earlier than most other winter annual cover crops.

  • Application Rate: 2-4 lb/1000 sq ft or 80-125 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Pea-Vetch or Garden Combination inoculant (sold separately)
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 3 - 6'
  • Uses: Fixes nitrogen, opens up soils, attracts beneficial insects, green manure, forage or silage.
  • Facts to Note: Plant in early-mid fall. Produces good organic matter and fixes Nitrogen at 150 lb/acre on fertile soils. Strong root system opens soils and brings up nutrients. Matures March to May, attracting many beneficial insects to its abundant, fragrant black and white blossoms.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Easily Established
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Loosens Heavy Soils

Characteristics

Life Cycle Annual Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall Seed Variety Single
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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