How to grow Lentil plant

Lentil plant growing 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

Requirements for Lentil plant growing and care:

Cool winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

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:

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 as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Winter

General information about the flower
White to purple in pea shape flower, flowers grow in clusters

Edible seeds

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

Scientific name:

Lens culinaris

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