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Striking and attractive blossom


  • Neutral plant for Beet Cyst Nematodes and Club root - suitable for sugar beet and oilseed rape crop rotations
  • High yielding honey plant, can be used specifically for filling the bee forage gap
  • Particularly suitable as a blend component
  • Leaves a dark and fine-stemmed mulch layer in the spring which is easy to till and promote soil warming
  • Additional organic substance stabilizes humus content
  • Unlock organically bound phosphorus
  • ANGELIA convinced because of the modesty and high draught tolerance

Included in blends: SortenGreening® ANGELIA mit Alexandriner Klee, viterra® BIENE, viterra® BIENE ECO, viterra® BIENE ECO 2.1, viterra® BIENE PLUS, viterra® BODENGARE, viterra® BODENGARE ÖKO, viterra® BUNTBRACHE, viterra® DEPOT ÖKO, viterra® HORRIDO, viterra® MAIS, viterra®

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Initial mass formation: 5
Tendency to flower: 5
Stiffness: 5

bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Green manure

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 5
Cold- and frost resistance: 1
Drought tolerance: 8
Budding ability: 4
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 10 - 12 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 cm
Sowing period April to September - depending on location!
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Drill seeds in a dry, finely crumbled seedbed

30.06.2021 14:49:56 // 19.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2021