Hairy Vetch

 

0=Poor 4=Excellent

N Source- 4

N Scavenger- 1

Soil Builder- 3

Subsoil Loosener- 2

Topsoil Loosener- 3

Erosion Preventer- 2

Lasting Residue- 1

Weed Fighter- 3

Quick Growth- 1

Grazing Value- 0

Forage Value- 1

Ease of Establishment- 2

Free P&K- 2

Nematode Suppression- 1

Alleopathy- 2

Attract Beneficials- 4

Bears Traffic- 0

Short Window- 0

Heat Tolerance- 1

Drought Tolerance- 2

Shade Tolerance- 2

Flood Tolerance- 1

Low Fertility Tolerance- 1

 

pH Preference- 5.5-7.5

Min Germ Temperature- 60F

Emergence Time- 8-12 days

Growth Height- 6"-20" tall

 

Planting Depth- .5-1.5"

Seeding Rate- 12#-18#

 

Comments- Tolerates low fertility, wide pH range, cold or fluctuating winters. Can potentially produce 180# of N per acre.

 

 

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