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- Crownvetch is a perennial legume that is used to control erosion and stabilize road banks and terraces. It can be used for pasture but it will not tolerate close grazing.
- Like trefoil, it is slow to establish. Crownvetch is a deep rooted perennial legume, which spreads vegetatively by fleshy rhizomes. Some plants Crownvetch has not been extensively grown, and seed should always be inoculated before seeding. A specific strain of bacteria is required for proper inoculation of crownvetch.may cover 75 to 100 square feet within a four year period.
- Crownvetch is found growing on a wide range of soil types.
- Its primary use is for ground cover and erosion control. It's extensively used as a bank stablizer and to beautify roads and waterways.
- Crownvetch is compatible with Orchardgrass and Fescue.
- It will not tolerate wet soils or shade, but is longlived, drought and cold resistant.
- It is relatively slow to establish in the northern latitudes and does not persist under grazing conditions so is not highly recommended as a pasture forage.
- Crownvetch has not been extensively grown, and seed should always be inoculated before seeding. A specific strain of bacteria is required for proper inoculation of crownvetch.
- Planting Rates: (Lbs per acre) Stand alone 10-14 In mix 3-10
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