viterra® Cover crop blend



… the field edge blend


  • Perennial blend with high amount of grass
  • Very suitable for greening of buffer- forest- and field edges when used as organic priority areas
  • Very low care requirement
  • Weed and weed grasses are being sufficiently suppressed by viterra® RANDSTREIFEN 
  • Anew cultivating is no problem

Blend details:

Weight %: 67 % Red fescue
33 % White clover
Free of crucifers: yes
Free of legumes: no
Winter hardy: yes


  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 4
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 3
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 8
Drought tolerance: 6

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 15 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Mid March to late July - depending on location!
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drilling secures a good field emergence.

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viterra Bestellbogen 2018-2


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


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