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Bell Beans - Raw Seed (lb)

Bell Beans - Raw Seed (lb)

Good As a Green Manure

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.
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Description

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.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 5.0"W x 1.5"H

Features

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

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Richo
Professional on all levels

I needed organically certified bell beans for a new covercrop mix, and ordered them from this company. The entire process of ordering through to delivery was very easy, the product was good, the label was inclusive and legal, and according to my request, the organic certification paperwork was attached. Easy peasy, or should I say bella beany?

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srinivasan padmanabhan
timely delivery and good price

Looking forward to seeding them as cover crop..good place to buy in bulk

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