Vetch Varieties

Vicia is a genus of about 140 species of flowering plants that are part of the legume family (Fabaceae), and which are commonly known as vetches. Member species are native to Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa.

POPANY

(Vicia benghalensis)
• Reliable producer of bulk, quality forage
• Safe grazing option for sheep and cattle
• Soft seeded variety
• Handles acid to alkaline soils and mild waterlogging

BLANCHEFLEUR

(Vicia sativa)
• Prefers acid to neutral soils
• Excellent option for hay/ silage and grazing
• Not suitable for heavy soils or areas where there is waterlogging
• Soft seeded variety

NAMOI Wooly Pod

(Vicia villosa)
• Very hard seeded variety
• Mildly tolerant to aphids
• Will reliably produce large volumes of forage
• Excellent option for infertile soils of acid nature
• Ideal for hay/silage and grazing systems

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