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Common Vetch

Vicia sativa

Fetch , Fetches , Fitches , Lintels , Lints , Spring vetch , Tare

This annual can get to 75cm high & scrambles through grass lands/wildflower areas. It produces bright pink/purple pea shaped flowers from April to Sept.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed
Scarification may be necessary to break dormancy

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Sand, Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Fabaceae
Flower colour
Pink, Purples
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest & disease free

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