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gr18
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HAIRY VETCH

gr18 (Vicia villosa)

Excellent as green manure and as fodder plant for overwintering. Fixes nitrogen, deep rooting. Provides very good soil structure.

Positive for pollinators: yes
Beemeadow: yes
Seed rate: 1-1.5 kg/a
Lifespan: annual or biennial
Hardy: yes
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary

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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.