Item Number: SCL630

Purple Vetch - Raw Seed (Lb)

Most Vigorous Vetch

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$2.49 /Lb
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$2.49
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Description

Vicia atropurpurea Cool season legume cover crop.

Most vigorous vetch, with consistently high yields in areas which do not drop below 20°F. Can be planted year-round in mild climates.

  • Application Rate: 1-3 lb/1000 sq ft or 40-60 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Pea-Vetch or Garden Combination inoculant (sold separately)
  • Germination: Days
  • Plant Height: 3'
  • Uses: valued as a green manure, honey plant, weed competitor, and forage when mixed with oats. Fixes nitrogen.
  • Facts to Note: Will grow on poor soils but fixes more Nitrogen on fertile, phosphorus-rich soil. Grows later into spring than other vetches, tolerates mowing or grazing.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Cold Hardy
  • Down to 25°F
  • Easily Established
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing

Characteristics

Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Height : 13-36"
Plant Height : Mid-height
Planting Time : Fall
Seed Variety : Single

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Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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