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SKU
gr47
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COMMON VETCH

gr47 (Vicia sativa)

Annual nitrogen fixing green manure for improving the soil structure. Not frost hardy.

Beemeadow: yes
Lifespan: annnual
Seed rate: 1 kg/a
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.