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***NOT TO TAS***  (Lupinus angustifolius)  Attractive plant producing edible, dry seed.  Commonly used as green manure crop adding nitrogen, phosphorus & organic matter to the soil.  Due to its long tap root it is capable of extracting a wide range of nutrients & is useful for breaking up hard, compacted soils.  Also useful in attracting bees, butterflies & other beneficial insects to the garden. Disease resistant.

Best grown on well drained & sandy loam soils.  

When grown as a green manure crop, plants are best dug back into the soil when the leaves are still fresh & green after approx. 8 weeks after planting.  Allow the green manure to break down in the soil for up to 4 weeks before planting any vegetables.

Best sown Autumn & Winter.

Broadcast at a rate of 40-50kg/ha

Smaller packets are ideal for the home garden. 

1 Packet = approx. 400 seeds (58g)

 

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Shipping Weight 0.0030kg

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