robust and neutral for subsequent crop


  • fast and lush growth
  • good soil cover and weed suppression
  • low site and nutrient requirements
  • Many mid-fine thread roots in the topsoil bind phosphorus and calcium
  • freezes safely
  • suitable as autumn bee pasture 

Crop rotation suitability:

+ suitable / ++ strongly recommended
Maize +
Cereals +
Oilseed rape +
Sugar beets +
Potatoes +
Intensive crops +
Legumes +


  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Green manure

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 5
Protection against erosion: 5
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 4
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 5

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 50-60 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2-3 cm
Sowing period als Zwischenfrucht Anfang Juli bis Mitte August
Fertilization Grunddüngung: P2O5 60 bis 80 kg/ha K2O 60 bis 80 kg/ha Keine chloridhaltigen Dünger verwenden! Keine Kalkung unmittelbar vor dem Anbau! Stickstoffdüngung: 60 bis 80 kg/ha abzüglich Nmin; bei zuviel Stickstoff erhöhtes Krautwachstum, Verlängerung der Blühz
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required

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