Spring Lentils

Crop Type Seeds/Lb Minimum Germination Temperature
cool season legume 15,000 40F

Spring lentils are a cool season legume that prefer dry conditions to help remain free of disease, which makes them perfect for the Northern Great Plains. A solid, reliable option for spring seeding with grazing in mind. Spring Lentils have been shown to germinate fairly quickly which helps it when competing in a mix. Also, spring lentils will fix nitrogen on their own, which benefits the next crop following.

Nitrogen scavenger Soil builder Prevent Erosion Weed Suppression Grazing Quick Growth Lasting Residue Make P and K Available Loosen Topsoil Suppress Disease Attract Beneficial Insects
2 4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 3

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent