Chickling Vetch

$0.63 per lb.

Out of stock

Bulk Discount Pricing

2 - 9 lbs.
$0.56 / lb.
10 - 19 lbs.
$0.50 / lb.
20 - 29 lbs.
$0.44 / lb.
30 - 39 lbs.
$0.38 / lb.
40 - 49 lbs.
$0.31 / lb.
50+ lbs.
$0.25 / lb.

Basic Info

Maturity
Late May- Early July
Seeds/lb
2,500
C/N Ratio
14:28
Growth Habit
Prostrate
Winter Hardiness
Zone 5A

Use

Nitrogen Fixing Potential
10/ 50-100
N Scavenge
5
Dry Matter
3,500-5,500
Lasting Residue
4
Erosion Control
8
Traffic Bearing
3
Grazing Potential
7
Forage Harvest
9
Root Type
Branching Taproot
Soil Builder
7
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
6
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 or August - Sept
Ideal Planting Depth
1" - 1.5"
Min Germination Temp(F)
42
Drilled Seeding Rate (lb./A)
50-60#
Broadcast Seeding Rate (lb./A)
Not recommended
Reseeding Potential
Possible

Tolerance

Heat
6
Drought
6
Shade
8
Wet Soil Tolerance
7
Low Fertility
8
pH
5.5-7.0

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