Vicia sativa. Common vetch. Peasair chapaill.

Vicia sativa. Common vetch. Peasair chapaill.

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Description

Common name: Common vetch. Peasair chapaill.

General:

This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J594448.
Hardy annual. Attractive pea flowers, pale and dark lilac colour, can be variable.

Benefits:
Great for bumble bees and fixes nitrogen into the soil. An arable edible the green parts good in moderation for livestock, a green manure or cover crop.

Habitat:
Scrambles up through grass, crops, hedgerows and the like with long stems and clasping tendrils.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow from late autumn to early spring in trays or modules, prick out into modules, then plant out when large enough.

Cultural history:

Avg contents: 20 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.006 g
Dimensions 10 × 5.6 × 0.5 cm

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