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gr25
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gr25 (Medicago sativa)

Perennial, valuable green manure and fodder plant. Particularly deep rooting. Fixes nitrogen and opens up soil for following crops. Grows even in dry conditions. Great for insects, too.

Beemeadow: yes
Lifespan: perennial
Seed rate: 250-350 g/a
Beemeadow: yes
Hardy: yes
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary
Positive for pollinators: yes

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.