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Common Vetch

SKU: 1005

$2.38 per lb.

Bulk Discount Pricing

2 - 9 lbs.
$2.14 / lb.
10 - 19 lbs.
$1.90 / lb.
20 - 29 lbs.
$1.67 / lb.
30 - 39 lbs.
$1.43 / lb.
40 - 49 lbs.
$1.19 / lb.
50+ lbs.
$0.95 / lb.

Basic Info

Maturity
Late May- Early July
Seeds/lb
8,000
C/N Ratio
12:22
Growth Habit
Prostrate
Winter Hardiness
Zone 5A

Use

Nitrogen Fixing Potential
8/ 50-100
N Scavenge
5
Dry Matter
3,500-5,500
Lasting Residue
4
Erosion Control
8
Traffic Bearing
3
Grazing Potential
10
Forage Harvest
10
Root Type
Branching Taproot
Soil Builder
5
Cash Crop Interseeding
9

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Advantages

Subsoiler
3
Surface Compaction
7
Rendering P & K
5
Traffic Bearing
3
Nematode Control
3
Disease Control
5
Allelopathic Effect
3
Weed Control
8
Short Growth Time
8

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Disadvantages

Weed Potential
7
Potential Insect/Nematode Risk
3
Crop Disease Risk
3
Effect Cash Crop
3
Ease of Establishment
9
Ease of Till-Kill
3
Ease of Chem-Kill
8
Ease of Mow-Kill
8

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Planting

Ideal Planting Time
Early Spring August - October
Ideal Planting Depth
1/5 - 1/4"
Min Germination Temp(F)
42
Drilled Seeding Rate (lb./A)
5-6
Broadcast Seeding Rate (lb./A)
6-8
Reseeding Potential
Very Possible

Tolerance

Heat
8
Drought
6
Shade
8
Wet Soil Tolerance
9
Low Fertility
4
pH
4.5 - 9.0

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent