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gr42
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BELUGA LENTILS

gr42 (Lens culinaris)

Legume for growing on poor, calcareous, well-prepared soils. Drought-tolerant For the production of black lentils, sow from March, usually with a cereal supporting crop. Higher seed density has a positive effect on yield and weed suppression. Harvest is a bit tricky.

Beemeadow: yes
Lifespan: annual
Positive for pollinators: yes
Seed rate: 250-800g/100 m²
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary
Sowing depth: 3-6 cm

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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.