Characteristics:wiekedekgewas-1

  • Purple vetch is a fine stemmed annual legume with an upright growth habit,
  • Produces very good hay and does not cause bloat,
  • Combines well with cereal crops to make good quality hay and silage,
  • The plant is stronger and more hairy than the other vetches.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
*PBR # EXCL
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
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PLANTING
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SOIL 
Purple Vetch
  • Popany
  • Barloo
25 pure
15-25 in mixtures
400+
or irrigation
W Cape
E Cape
E Free State
NW Province
Mphumalanga
KZN
Mar-May Widely adapted to
most soils but does well on loam and heavy clays with a neutral to high pH. Will not do on waterlogged soils.

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