An ingenious mixture of LablLab beans, cowpeas, soybeans, sorghum and sunflowers. Generally, planting with a grain drill is preferable to broadcasting because depth and distribution can be better controlled. Lablab can grow in a wide range of soil textures, from heavy clays, if well drained, to sandy soils. The combined bloom of the cowpea and buckwheat make a great combination to attract beneficial insects. Dolichos lablab L., Dolichos purpureus. Lablab has heavy stems, which lignify and become indigestible as the plant matures, affecting feed quality. Description: Fast growing, annual legume suitable for grazing or crop rotations. cowpea fixes nitrogen, and the buckwheat makes soil phosphorous more available. They can grow for a second grazing. Feed quality is reduced with leaf loss. A triple threat for whitetail nutrition: high protein, fat and carbohydrates. It tolerates acidic soils better than most legumes, growing well when soil pH is 4.5–6.5, and it does well in low fertility soils. For a quick-growing, healthier food plot! Cowpeas are viewed as a warm season summer annual. It produces smaller plants than Lablab and … Cowpeas are fastest to grazing, in 10 weeks, with lablab 3 - 4 weeks later. Quad Pro Bean is high in protein and will adapt to a wide variety of soils. Tecomate® Lablab is the seed that STARTED IT ALL for Tecomate® Wildlife Systems. Contains Tecomate® Lablab for antlergrowing/fawning nutrition plus some of the most nutritious and preferred peas and beans in the world including our own vining cowpeas. Highly nutritious, unsurpassed in its complete nutritional make up and a great source of antler-growing phosphorus. Cowpeas require well drained soil and tolerate a pH range from neutral to highly acidic. Has much smaller seed than Lablab (15,000 compared to 4,000 seeds/kg) and so can be sown about 10 kg/ha. Commercial crop: Lablab purpureus. At its peak, lablab can produce as much as 6,000 to 8,000 pounds of dry forage per acre throughout the year. Lablab and cowpea will regrow after one or two grazings, if cows only remove leaf and do not damage stems severely. It is nor-mally adapted to the same areas as cowpeas. is grown as a pulse crop (crop harvested for dry seed) in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Due to its attractiveness, we recommended food plot sizes be at least 1 acre to prevent overgrazing. the cut flower industry. This mix is fast-growing and generally matures in 60 days. Iron Clay Peas are excellent for quail, turkey, dove & deer. With its rapid growth, it has excellent ground cover for maximum erosion control and great weed suppression. L., Lablab niger. Quad Pro Bean Mix is a formulation of high-tonnage producing forage soybeans, vining soybeans, lablab, and cowpeas. This vigorous plant has the ability to produce 70-150 lb of nitrogen in 8 weeks. Big seeds like cereal grains, Lablab, Lablab Plus and cowpeas can be planted an inch or more deep, but small seeds, like clovers and chicory, can’t push through much soil and must be planted a half-inch deep or less. Planted at 25-50 lbs per acre. Medikus, Lablab purpurea (L.) Sweet, Lablab vulgaris (L.) Savi, in the United States is as an. Cowpea and lablab are usually grazed. Like most legumes, it … Cowpeas can be planted in a mix with millet at about 12 to 15 lbs of millet and 40 to 50 lbs of cowpea, for a combined rate of about 52 to 65 lbs/ acre. Grazing rule - when leaf cover forms a complete canopy, remove this with a short grazing period. Extreme forage production and the highest protein of any in the plant industry make this the manager’s choice for growing big bucks. The leaf-to-stem ratio is ∼50:50 at 6 weeks, but shading leads to leaf drop and the leaf-to-stem ratio becomes ∼20:80. Works on smaller plots and grows anywhere soybeans and cowpeas can grow. 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