Mucuna bracteata (MB)
Perennial, creeping, and aggressive climber legume. It spreads fast, thick stems and pseudo tap roots 2-3m depth. Branches from each node. Adventitious roots do not form easily from the nodes touching the ground.
Smothers weeds, nitrogen fixer, controls erosion, maintains soil moisture and temperature, as well as improves soil texture.
Shade tolerant, slow growth in the first 8 to 10 months. Thereafter, grows
PLANTING TYPE & SEEDING RATE
Nursery then field transplanting in points (holes)
DRY MATTER PRODUCTION
NO. OF SEEDS/KG
5,900 - 6,000 Seeds