Organic Bell Beans - Raw Seed
(lb)

Good for Attracting Beneficial Insects

Item Number: SCL701

$1.79/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.79/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Vicia faba var. minor or equina Annual cool season legume cover crop.

Actually a member of the vetch family. Vigorous, adaptable legume.

  • Application Rate: 0.5" depth at 2–4 lb/1000 sq. ft. or 100-120 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: Pea Vetch or Garden Combination (sold separately)
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 3-6'
  • Uses: Cover crop, erosion control, green manure, pastures
  • Facts to Note: Also called Horse Bean, Faba Bean or Tick Bean. Fixes nitrogen at 150 lb/acre on fertile soils. Matures March to May, attracting beneficial insects to its fragrant black and white blossoms. Flowers earlier than most other winter annual cover crops. Plant in early-mid fall.

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

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

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

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