Hairy Vetch is a cold weather legume that serves as a great companion plant to oats or rye.Order Online or Call (251) 753-9063
This is an excellent nitrogen building plant, as a legume. Planted with oats or rye, it serves to improve the forage nutrition of grass hay.
Hairy Vetch occupies a wide range of soils and is also very forgiving in terms of pH. It is best planted with a soil temperature of 50°F or above. The seed is best planted between September and December, at a depth between 1” and 2”. It will not require Nitrogen help, but Phosphorus and Potash will help based on a soil test. This is a vine that will grow between three and six feet in height.
Here’s what you can expect when you plant Petcher Seeds’ Hairy Vetch.
Hairy Vetch can be planted from September through December.
10 LBs. / acre, 2 – 3 LBs. / acre as part of a mix