Chickling Vetch

Crop Type Seeds/Lb Minimum Germination Temperature
cool season legume 2,500 42F

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 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 2 4 4 5 4 2 2 2 4 5

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent