Lentil plant grow and care – herbaceous legume of the genus Lens also known as Lens culinaris, Lentil plant annual plant used as edible plant and fixing nitrogen drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a in the spring or 10b-11 as autumn planting.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape and grow in pinnate.
Flower color white to purple in pea shape flower.
Pods color green when the pods dry yellow-brown 2-3 seeds in each pods.
Lentil plant seeds
Seeds edible color can be: orange, green, brown, black, the seeds flat
Lentil plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Lentil plant growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Require place to grow in order to get enough corps
Planting season: Spring / Autumn in warm climate
Pests and diseases: Aphids, powdery mildew, black root rot
Pruning season: Summer
How to prune: No need
Size of the plant: 10-50 cm, 4-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing
Water requirement: Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Spring / Winter
General information about the flower White to purple in pea shape flower, flowers grow in clusters
Seeds harvest season: Summer / Autumn
Pests or diseases in the seeds: Powdery mildew
What can be done with big quantities of Lentil plant seeds? Stew, cooed, paste
Work requirements on the Lentil plant seeds: Collect the seeds
How long does it take to bear seeds? About 3 month 100 days
Ripening of the seeds Need to collect the seeds in the moment that the seeds dry