Vetch Seed. Organic Hairy.

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NEW! Vetch Seed. Organic Hairy. (Vicia villosa) Leguminous winter-hardy Nitrogen fixer, can add 100-160 pounds N per acre. The violet-blue flowers make excellent forage for pollinators. If volunteer Vetch is a concern cut at first flowering to avoid self-sowing. Can be Spring-planted but most often planted in late Summer/early Fall. Commonly sown with a grain nurse crop like Winter Rye which will overwinter along with the Vetch. Production of N and biomass occurs mostly in Spring from Fall-planted crops, so for best results do not incorporate too early. Mowing, chopping or disking just ahead of incorporation advised as vetch can get tangled up in equipment. Seed at a rate of 1 lb./1000 sq. ft. or 15-30 lbs./acre. 110,000 seeds/lb. Pkt plants 12/sq. ft.

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NEW! Vetch Seed. Organic Hairy. (Vicia villosa) Leguminous winter-hardy Nitrogen fixer, can add 100-160 pounds N per acre. The violet-blue flowers make excellent forage for pollinators. If volunteer Vetch is a concern cut at first flowering to avoid self-sowing. Can be Spring-planted but most often planted in late Summer/early Fall. Commonly sown with a grain nurse crop like Winter Rye which will overwinter along with the Vetch. Production of N and biomass occurs mostly in Spring from Fall-planted crops, so for best results do not incorporate too early. Mowing, chopping or disking just ahead of incorporation advised as vetch can get tangled up in equipment. Seed at a rate of 1 lb./1000 sq. ft. or 15-30 lbs./acre. 110,000 seeds/lb. Pkt plants 12/sq. ft.