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It is a legume, used as a cover crop to restore nitrogen to the soil. It can fix up to 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre. Grows in zones 1-5, and can be planted in the spring, or the fall. Great way to restore nitrogen to your garden for healthier plants.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eHairy Vetch - Cover Crop Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e Latin Name: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003ci\u003e Vicia villosa\u003c\/i\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eVariety: \u003c\/strong\u003e Legume \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sand Vetch \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Per Acre:\u003c\/strong\u003e 50 lbs \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003ePlant Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-5 \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eUses: \u003c\/strong\u003e Cover Crop \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cooler \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eResistances: \u003c\/strong\u003e None \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eBenefits:\u003c\/strong\u003e Nitrogen fixer, biomass and forage producer\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 20,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 100,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Approximately 500,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"clear\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHairy Vetch does better in sandy soils than other cover crops, and it also breaks down into nitrogen faster than other cover cover crops. It’s a bright green plant, with small purple flowers. It grows tall, in a vine like shape. Hairy Vetch generally will not survive the winter unless there is a snow cover. Plants can be mulch into the soil before planting other crops to provide a natural mulch, and a much richer soil. Tomatoes are especially healthy when planted after Hairy Vetch.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e Read more about Cover Crops:\n\u003cp\u003e-\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/blogs\/articles\/weve-got-you-covered-a-guide-to-cover-crops\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e-\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Vicia_villosa\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e Wikipedia - Hairy Vetch \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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Non-GMO Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa), is also known as Sand Vetch. It is a legume, used as a cover crop to restore nitrogen to the soil. It can fix up to 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre. Grows in zones 1-5, and can be planted in the spring, or the fall. Great way to restore nitrogen to your garden for healthier plants.

Hairy Vetch - Cover Crop Seeds

Latin Name: Vicia villosa
Variety: Legume
Other Names: Sand Vetch
Planting Per Acre: 50 lbs
Plant Type: Annual
Hardiness Zone: 1-5
Uses: Cover Crop
Temp Preference: Cooler
Light Preference: Full Sun
Resistances: None
Benefits: Nitrogen fixer, biomass and forage producer
  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 1 lb - Approximately 20,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 100,000 Seeds
    • 25 lb - Approximately 500,000 Seeds

  • Hairy Vetch does better in sandy soils than other cover crops, and it also breaks down into nitrogen faster than other cover cover crops. It’s a bright green plant, with small purple flowers. It grows tall, in a vine like shape. Hairy Vetch generally will not survive the winter unless there is a snow cover. Plants can be mulch into the soil before planting other crops to provide a natural mulch, and a much richer soil. Tomatoes are especially healthy when planted after Hairy Vetch.



    Read more about Cover Crops:

    - True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How

    - Wikipedia - Hairy Vetch

     
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