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West Coast Seeds (Hairy Vetch) (Organic)

West Coast Seeds (Hairy Vetch) (Organic)

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CERTIFIED ORGANIC! Vicia villosa. Hardy Annual. This nitrogen fixer is a lanky and sprawling, but versatile legume that is fairly tolerant of acid soils and light shade.

Hairy Vetch Organic Seeds:

  • Certified organic seeds
  • Shade tolerant
  • Lanky, sprawling and versatile
  • Use 13.6kg (30 lbs)
  • Open-pollinated seeds

It can be mowed down in spring to supply good mulch. Hardy to Zone 4: -34°C (-30°F). 500g covers approximately 145 m2 (1,560 ft²). Sow Hairy Vetch Organic cover crop seeds from early March to mid-April, and again August to mid-September.

NOTE: Hairy Vetch seeds are toxic to chickens, so plant out of the way of foraging flocks or cut the vetch while it is just starting to bloom.

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