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Organic Vetch
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Vicia sativa N fixing, quick growth, fodder.  Available in kilos, 25 kilos and 20sq.mt packs.  More details below.Organic Vetch Vicia Sativa


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Organic Vetch    Vicia sativa   

Sow months:  March to September    Kg/ha: 80-100 kg    1kg covers: 100m2

  • N-fixer.
  • Produces a lot of bulky foliage that suppresses weeds
  • Will add organic matter and improves the texture of the soil.
  • Grows best with a support plant - ie Phacelia or Sunflower - Westerwolds or Rye, which also helps with weed suppression. 
  • Will attract bees if allowed to flower. 
  • Crop residues are succulent and decompose quickly.

How to sow green manures –

  • Prepare a reasonable seed bed.
  • Broadcast you seeds.  If you have a large area to cover it is a good idea to divide the seed and the land into 4 parts to avoid running out of seed.
  • Rake in and water if soil is dry.
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