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80-90 Days. Vicia villosa. Organic. Annual. Non-GMO. Such a vigorous annual cover crop that it is considered invasive in much of the United States, non-GMO hairy vetch is a European heirloom and one of the most popular restorative crops grown in the garden. Heirloom Organic hairy vetch seeds are the most frost-hardy of commercially grown vetches, traditionally seeded in the autumn to overwinter and mulched back into the soil as a fertile springtime "green compost". Open-pollinated hairy vetch is a vining, trailing legume grown to soften and revitalize compact, deficient, uncultivated soils. Wholesale and bulk seeds available. ~1,250 seeds/oz.
Non-GMO Organic hairy vetch is most commonly seeded as an annual cover crop sown in early fall to overwinter and be harvested the following grow season. Open-pollinated hairy vetch seeds are intended for full sun outdoor sowing, broadcast and lightly rake and tamp in loamy, average, well-drained garden soil in full sun. Vetch seeds germinate in 7-14 days and mature into a 6-8 long vining tendril plant. If grown as a cover crop, allow annual Organic hairy vetch seeds to grow without thinning or trellis support. Non-GMO Vicia villosa is a hardy cover crop with no serious pests or diseases and is so tenacious that it is considered an invasive species throughout much of the United States and Europe. Annual hairy vetch cover crop is best if mowed down once plant reaches 50% bloom, before vetch goes to seeding.
The oldest heirloom vetch known, bitter vetch, was found to be cultivated nearly 10,000 years ago in Neolithic sites in Bulgaria and Hungary. Vetch was once harvested and milled into bread, until custom saw it unfit for human consumption and relegated it to be an exclusive livestock fodder. Although still a popular foraging crop, open-pollinated heirloom vetch has recently experienced a resurgence as a vital cover crop and companion plant. Native to most of Europe, more than half of the world's commercial hairy vetch crop still is grown and cultivated in Europe.
Organic Hairy Vetch Benefits
Non-GMO hairy vetch is seeded in the fall to be mulched back into the soil in the spring as an Organic green manure. Like many other legumes, Organic hairy vetch is a robust nitrogen-fixing cover crop that converts nitrogen from the atmosphere back into the soil. Hairy vetch seeds grow dense, fibrous roots able to suppress and minimze weeds while breaking up clay and heavy soils in only a single growing season. Not only can heirloom hairy vetch be tilled into an Organic biomass dense in phosphorus and potassium, but it is known to convert more nitrogen back into the soil than other legumes and cover crop grains. If annual growing vetch as an ornamental or perennial, consider trellising for support if in a smaller, compact grow space.
Wholesale Organic Hairy Vetch Cover Crop Seeds Per Package:
4 g packet - Approximately 175 Seeds
1 lb - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 20,000 Seeds
5 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 100,000 Seeds
25 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 500,000 Seeds
Non-GMO Organic hairy vetch cover crop seeds are available for Fast Free Shipping on orders over $75.
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