Viney, tendrilled plants with large flowers
make excellent erosion control, pasture, or hay.
Beautiful flowers often listed in flower catalogs.
Heat drought and poor soil tolerant. Withstands temperatures to 0F. Fixes up to .63 lbs of N per 100 sq feet per year.
BOTANICAL NAME: Vicia villosa
Broadcast in autumn for spring harvesting, onto soil that has been weeded and raked to a fairly fine texture. 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 ¼" of soil and keep moist until germinated. Tolerates cold, heat, drought, and poor soil. Hardy to zone 7 (0 to 10F).
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Yield green 24-90, dry 5-18/Spacing broadcast
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly