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Marrow stem kale


Protein and vitamin-rich dairy cattle fodder


  • Very high mass yield with high leaf content
  • A good addition to silo maize because of the high protein content
  • Good utilization of autumn rain favors the high yield potential
  • GRÜNER ANGELITER leaves a good soil as its root system supplies valuable organic matter
  • Frost resistant up to -12 °C
  • Largely resistant to Club Root

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Dry matter yield: 7
Protein yield: 6
Initial mass formation: 6
Plant height: 6
Frost sensitivity: 6
Stem thickness: 5

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

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Protection against erosion
  • Humus formation
  • Game cover

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 5
Protection against erosion: 5
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 3
Drought tolerance: 2
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tap root
Rooting depth 130 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 3 - 4 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period After early harvesting cereals until end of July
Fertilization 100 - 140 kg/ha N
Crop protection Observing the weed pressure in pre-emergence and youth stadium if necessary implement regulation measure
Sowing method Drill seed is recommended
Harvest Depending on sowing date from July to January; from the standing stock, for fresh fodder or silage use

20.09.2018 09:26:55 // 9.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019