Spring Lentils

Crop TypeCool Season Legume
Seeds / Lb15,000
Minimum Germination Temperature40F

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 Scavenger2
Soil Builder4
Prevent Erosion3
Weed Suppression2
Quick Growth4
Lasting Residue1
Make P and K Available4
Loosen Topsoil3
Suppress Disease2
Attract Beneficial Insects3

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent