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:
Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Require place to grow in order to get enough corps Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Autumn in warm climate Planting season: Aphids, powdery mildew, black root rot Pests and diseases: Summer Pruning season: No need How to prune: 10-50 cm, 4-20 inches Size of the plant: Fast growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Winter Bloom season: White to purple in pea shape flower, flowers grow in clusters General information about the flower Edible seeds Summer / Autumn Seeds harvest season: Powdery mildew Pests or diseases in the seeds: Stew, cooed, paste What can be done with big quantities of Lentil plant seeds? Collect the seeds Work requirements on the Lentil plant seeds: About 3 month 100 days How long does it take to bear seeds? Need to collect the seeds in the moment that the seeds dry Ripening of the seeds Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Herbaceous, Legumes
Drought tolerant plants, Edible plants, Ground fixing plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 2, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Winter flowers
Purple flower, White flower
Cooked, Salad, Spreads & Sauces