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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.

Beemeadow: yes
Lifespan: annual or biennial
Seed rate: 1-1.5 kg/a
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.