Chickling Vetch

Crop TypeCool Season Legume
Seeds / Lb2,500
Minimum Germination Temperature42F

Chickling vetch is a great way to fix nitrogen and cut back on fertility in the cash crop following. This vetch is also ideal for grazing early in the season because of it’s high protein content and good relative feed value. In comparison to birdsfoot trefoil and sainfoin, chickling vetch is a low boat legume.

Nitrogen Scavenger2
Soil Builder2
Prevent Erosion4
Weed Suppression4
Quick Growth4
Lasting Residue2
Make P and K Available2
Loosen Topsoil2
Suppress Disease4
Attract Beneficial Insects5

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent