Direct seed early Spring.
Note: Frost tolerant preferring cooler weather and well-drained, sandy soil. That said, they grow well in many types of soil including heavy clay. Avoid acidic soil.
Amazingly tolerant to drought.
Sow 6-8 seeds per linear foot, thinning plants to 3-6", in rows 12-18" apart.
10-15 days @ soil temp 50-70F
Low to average. Tolerant to most soil types but prefers soil with a pH between 6.0-7 and are sensitive to acidity.
While not absolutely necessary, you may provide a short trellis to keep them upright.
They are one of the best nitrogen fixing cover crops known and can be an excellent component of crop rotation and soil building regimen.
Allow pods to dry on plant before harvesting.