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Vicia pannonica

Common Name(s): Hungarian vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual/Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 150 (days)
Abs.Max=72° (F)    Opt.Max=63° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 20 to 28 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 0° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Heavy fertile loams/clay
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Grown in Oregon. Fairly winter hardy and well adapted to wet soils. No salt tolerance.
Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Animal Food - fodder
Temperate, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Western Asia, Europe
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