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Item Number: SCL701

Organic Bell Beans - Raw Seed (lb)

Good for Attracting Beneficial Insects

USDA Certified Organic

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$2.39 /Lb
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$2.39
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Description

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

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

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Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

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

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