Hairy Vetch, Vicia villosa seed
Vicia villosa

Hairy Vetch

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
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  • Characteristics:
    A trailing, single-crown legume.
  • Habitat:
    Well-drained soils.
  • Bloom Period:
    Early spring
  • Flower Color:
    Purple
  • 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

$3.12/lb

Description

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.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring

ColorSearchTerms

Purple

FoliageColor

Green

IndicatorRegion1

NI

IndicatorRegion2

NI

IndicatorRegion3

NI

IndicatorRegion4

NI

LifeCycle

Biennial

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