Green Manure – Field Bean

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A good green manure for late sowing Sep Nov annually, especially on heavier soils where their deep roots are not only able to penetrate & break up the soil, but fix valuable nitrogen too.  Its foliage when dug in will add additional organic matter.

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Green Manure – Field Bean

A good green manure for late sowing Sep Nov annually, especially on heavier soils where their deep roots are not only able to penetrate & break up the soil, but fix valuable nitrogen too.  Its foliage when dug in will add additional organic matter.

Cultivation Advice Green Manure – Field Bean

  • Best Sown Sep ? Nov at a rate of 20gm per Meter Square.
  • Clear any weeds, rake to a fine tilth and broadcast sow at approx. 20 Gram per square meter, lightly cover / dig in with the ideal sowing depth 5cm.
  • Seedlings will germinate within 7-14 days in warm soil.
  • Green manure should be cut down before flowering when young and tender to help faster incorporation into the soil.  Dig area over prior to following crop.