Organic common vetch is an annual, fast-growing green manure crop that creates a lot of plant mass. Wikke is a legume... Read more
Summer vetch does not completely cover the soil, so sowing this green manure does not sufficiently suppress weed development. However, this can be solved by admixture of other seeds, such as sunflowers or winter rye.
Summer vetch also feels at home in mixtures. A good example is vetch with Japanese oats. These two species complement each other in their use of nitrogen. Together, they make extra nitrogen available for the subsequent crop.
Sufficient for 7m2
Sowing instructionsSowing: May-mid-September
Soil: suitable for all types of soil and likes a sunny spot.