Big flower vetch

Species: Big flower vetch (Vicia grandiflora Scop.)
Cultivars: ‘Woodford’
Origin: Mediterranean region
Use: Grazing, pasture
Description:
General:

Life Span:

2-3 feet tall, vine, tendrils growth. Similar to common vetch, except that big flower has large 2 yellow or white flowers in the axils of the leaves
Annual
Adaptation:
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Temperature:
5.5-7.0
Sandy-loam, clay-loam.
32-58 inches
37º F (minimum).
Management:
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Season of Use:
Production:
20-25 lb/A
September-October
0.25-0.5 inch
$25-30/A
March-May
2000-4000 lbs/A
Notes:
  • Low bloat potential.
  • Inoculate with Rhizobia bacteria specific to vetch (Type C)
  • High seedling vigor.

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