Hairy Vetch
Hairy Vetch

Hairy Vetch

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Hairy Vetch is a vigorous annual legume crop used for fixing nitrogen, biomass production and enhancing organic matter.  It’s an excellent choice for green manure.

Seeding Rate: 45 Lbs. per acre / 1 Lb. per 1000 Sq.ft.
Seed Depth: 1/4 inch.
Planting Time: Spring or Fall
pH: 6-7

Type: winter annual or summer annual legume
Roles: N source, weed suppressor, topsoil conditioner, reduce erosion
Mix with: small grains, field peas, bell beans, crimson clover, buckwheat

Few legumes match hairy vetch for spring residue production or nitrogen contribution. Widely adapted and winter hardy through Hardiness Zone 4 and into Zone 3 (with snow cover), hairy vetch is a top N provider in temperate and subtropical regions.