Hairy vetch is an indeterminate legume. It is primarily used for soil stabilization. It can provide between 60-120 lbs/acre of N through nitrogen fixation. The protein content of vetch can range from 12-20% Depending upon when it is cut. Vetch hay produces a hay yield of 1.5-3.5 ton/acre dry weight It requires a minimum of 26" of rainfall.
If planting alone, 40 lbs per acre. If mixing with Triticale, mix 20# Vetch/60 # Triticale.
Seeds per Pound: 16,000
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Planting Time: Fall-Spring
Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae (Pea/Vetch/Lentil)
Vetch, Hairy (Vicia villosa)
- Product Code: Vetch, Hairy (Vicia villosa)
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