Bush Vetch - Vicia sepium Bush Vetch - Vicia sepium
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Herb: Bush Vetch


Latin name: Vicia sepium


Family: Leguminosae



Edible parts of Bush Vetch:

Seed - cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial Climber


Height:
100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Flovering:
June to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Grassy places, hedges and thickets, avoiding acid soils.

Propagation of Bush Vetch:

Pre-soak the seed for 24 hours in warm water and then sow in situ in spring or autumn.

Cultivation of the herb:

Grassy places, hedges and thickets, avoiding acid soils.

Medicinal use of Bush Vetch:

None known

Known hazards of Vicia sepium:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.