Legume Cover Crops
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Small Fava Cover CropWW4403
Vicia faba Besides producing edible seed, Small Fava's stalks make excellent silage or green manure. In zones 7 and abov...
Berseem Clover Cover CropWW4405
Trifolium alexandrinum One of the best nitrogen fixers, making 200-300 pounds per acre available. Extremely productive,...
Mammoth Red Clover Cover CropWW4406
Trifolium pratense var. sativum An excellent fast-growing cover crop that can be planted almost any time of the year. ...
Austrian Field Peas Cover CropWW4407
Lathyrus hirsutus This cold-hardy overwintering pea is an excellent choice for cooler, poorly drained soils that may not...
Crimson Clover Cover CropWW4408
Trifolium incarnatum A reliably winter-hardy annual variety that does not multiply with runners (like perennial Red Clo...
Common Vetch Cover CropWW4411
Vicia angustifolia The most vigorous of the vetches, with excellent green-matter production early in the season. A larg...
New Zealand White Clover Cover CropWW4412
Trifolium repens Growing to only 8 inches, this low perennial clover has a growth habit similar to White Dutch Clover b...
Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover Cover CropWW4415
Melilotus officinalis This cool-season biennial is an expert at mining insoluble minerals like potassium and phosphorus...
Medic Mix Cover CropWW4418
Medicago spp. + Trifolium spp. This mix is one of the best choices for dryland cover cropping. Low growing (6-16 inches...