Lentils - Lentils

Common Name: Lentils
Genus: Lentils

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.15 m (15 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 2.0 cm
Harvest: July
Months to Sow Ouside: March & April

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    A mid to early annual plant that produces numerous pods with small green lentils. Lentils are a good source of protein and they are also high in iron. An unusual addition to your kitchen garden or allotment grow them to add to stews and soups. Once established it can grow well in dry soil conditions.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Soak overnight before sowing
    Sow outside - March to April
    Sow 2cm deep

    Harvest - July