Organic Hairy Vetch (Northern Origin)

MOST WIDELY PLANTED AND HARDY WINTER ANNUAL LEGUME

  • Fall planted, viney legume with exceptional biomass production
  • Can be heavy N fixer (up to 100 lbs of N/ acre at flowering)
  • Improves soil structure, good nutrient scavenger and competes well with early season weeds
  • Seed in mid to late August in the upper Midwest for best overwintering capability
  • Seed with oats, winter rye, or other companion crop to increase chance of winter survival
  • Produces hard seed; terminate vetch before seed set to avoid volunteer weeds
  • Do not seed into small grains if harvesting for marketable grain: seed is hard to separate
  • Requires inoculant for proper nodulation for nitrogen fixation
  • Ships Sept 2022

$22.00 - $145.00


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Organic Hairy Vetch (Northern Origin)
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter KillTotal N (Lbs/Acre/Yr)
Organic Hairy Vetch (Northern Origin)25-3035-4010-1516,000Aug-Oct½ - 1 inchYes70-200
Organic Crimson Clover12-2025-302-5150,000June-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes55-130
Organic Mammoth Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inchNo70-150
Organic Medium Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch70-150
Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover8-12152-5259,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch90-170
Organic Blackeyed Cowpeas50-75NA25-352,000June-Aug½ - 1 inchYes150

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