Purple Vetch - Raw Seed
(Lb)

Most Vigorous Vetch

Item Number: SCL630

$2.49/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.49/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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