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viterra® Cover crop blend


... free of crucifers and drought-tolerant


  • Can be used without concerns in rapeseed legume crop rotations, interrupts disease cycles
  • Universally usable due to drought stress tolerant individual components
  • Fast shading maintains tilth and ensures good weed suppression
  • viterra® UNIVERSAL LEGUMINOSENFREI is also available with clover as viterra® UNIVERSAL and with summer vetch and peas as viterra® UNIVERSAL N-PLUS
  • Good liquid manure and other nutrient recycler, excellent against erosion and for water protection
  • Good suitability for crop rotations with legumes as main crop
  • Phacelia is an excellent bee pasture plant

Blend details:

Seeds % : 47 % Phacelia ANGELIA
36 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
13 % Linseed ZOLTAN
4 % Sorghum
Free of crucifers : yes
Free of legumes : yes
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Mulch sowing

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 5
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 8
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Early Juli until early September
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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