Vicia villosa, 'Purple Bounty'

Hairy Vetch, ‘Purple Bounty’

Builds nitrogen and organic matter in fields and gardens; seed in early fall after row crop is harvested; likely to freeze at -30 degrees F.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Hairy Vetch, ‘Purple Bounty’
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
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  • Habitat:
    Well-drained soils.
  • Life Cycle:
    Biennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Spring
  • Flower Color:
    Purple
  • Typical Height:
    7.0 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    6 in
  • pH:
    6.0 – 7.5
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    16,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre.
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy or Fine
Included in mixes

$3.60/lb

Description

A food plot mix the first year. If planted before July 1st, it converts to a native warm season grass stand for permanent cover and food for quail, turkey, pheasants, deer and non-game animals. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring, Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Pink, Purple, Yellow

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Annual, Perennial

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