BOTANICAL NAME: Vicia villosa
DESCRIPTION:Best vetch for cold climates survives temperatures to 25 below zero (zone 4). Plant in late summer to fall for winter protection from erosion. Accepts low-fertility but not flooding.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE« CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Yield green 24-90, dry 5-18/Spacing broadcast
WHEN TO PLANT: early fall September to October
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4-1/2"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 4400 seeds, covers 100 square feet
SEED CODE: C
DAYS TO MATURITY: 70-182
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Broadcast in autumn for spring harvesting. Does well in most garden soils. Plant early fall before soil gets cold. For best growth & production soak the seeds overnight, then inoculate the seed before planting. Cover the seed with ╝" of soil and keep moist until germinated. Tolerates cold, heat, drought, and poor soil. Hardy to zone 4 (-30 to -20).
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly