Organic Faba Beans

  • Tall, bushy annual legume thrives under cool, wet conditions; not tolerant to heat & drought, somewhat frost tolerant
  • Can produce 3.5-6 tons/A DM as a cover crop & can fix up to 140 lbs N/A.
  • Large taproot breaks up compaction
  • Slow to emerge due to large seed; important to plant early
  • Use for hay or silage; good forage quality
  • Requires inoculant for proper nodulation for nitrogen fixation

$0.84 - $42.00


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Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter KillTotal N (Lbs/Acre/Yr)
Organic Faba Beans100-150NA25-501,400March-April, Aug- Mid-Sept1-3 inchYES50-140
Organic Sainfoin30-3440-452-518,500April-May, Aug-Sept ¼ inchYES50-100
Organic Hairy Vetch (Northern Origin)25-3035-4010-1516,000Aug-Oct½ - 1 inchYES70-200
Organic Purple Bounty Hairy Vetch25-3035-4010-1516,000Aug-Oct½ - 1 inchNO70-200
Organic Austrian Winter Peas60-75NA25-503,900Aug-Sept1-2 inchYES70-150
Organic Spring Peas125-175NA50-752,000March-May, Aug-Sept2-3 inchYES70-150
Organic Mammoth Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inchNO70-150
Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover8-12152-5259,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inchNO100-200
Organic Crimson Clover12-2025-302-5150,000June-Sept¼ - ½ inchYES55-130
Organic Blackeyed Cowpeas50-75NA25-352,000June-Aug½ - 1 inchYES150

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Per Pound, 50lb Bag