Persian clover


For main and cover cropping


  • Uncomplicated and reliable in cultivation - unpretentious regarding to soil and climatic conditions
  • Provides essential nitrogen by symbiotic nitrogen fixation for plant growth
  • FELIX provides very tasty and protein rich green and silage fodder
  • In cover crop blends, the partners benefit from the nitrogen enrichment
  • Strong root system boosts the soil tilth and improves the air and water balance of the soil
  • Very productive bee forage plant - promotes biodiversity
  • Safely freezing off, for untroubled sowing of the following crop

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Dry matter yield: 5
Crude protein content: 5
Initial mass formation: 5
Growth height/initial development: 5
Height of stem/full development: 5
Beginning of flowering: 7

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • As component suitable for greening blends

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 4
Protection against erosion: 5
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 1
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 4

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 15 - 20 kg/ha in pure seed
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Cover crop: July to early August; Main crop: from beginning of April
Fertilization Basic fertilization with phosphate and potash
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Dill seeds in a dry, finely crumbled seedbed

20.09.2018 09:22:59 // 4.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH


Optimized pdf for print:

Cover Cropping: A guide to varieties, blends and their benefits


Find variety

Choose the ideal catch crop

Professional catch crop cultivation supports your soils health and structure.