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Hairy Vetch Cover Crop Seed - 50 lb Bag

  • Organic Status - Not Organic, Raw / OMRI Coating


Hardy, vining, winter annual legume, attaining a height of 24 inches when planted alone and higher when planted with a tall companion crop that provides structural support for climbing. Plant in the fall. It is cold-tolerant, flowers in April and ripens seed in May-June. Used as a cover crop, green manure, pasture, silage, and hay. It is capable of contributing large amounts of soil organic matter and nitrogen to a following crop. Fixes 90 - 120 lbs nitrogen per acre.

Legume inoculant recommended.

Depending on the source, the Hairy Vetch seed is non-GMO, but sometimes it is raw and sometimes it has an OMRI-listed coating. Please call us to find out about the current stock. If you need the OMRI Certificate for the Nitro Coating, please search Nitro-Coat® Organic for Legumes here.

Plant hairy vetch at 25 - 35 lb/acre when sown alone, and 25 lb/acre when sown with rye. We recommend mixing rye and vetch together for maximum organic matter and weed suppression.
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Handler's certificates are found on the Resources page under Handler's Certificate. We recommend that you also save your seed label as you will need it for your certifying agency inspection.

Original price $170.50 - Original price $170.50
Original price
$170.50 - $170.50
Current price $170.50

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