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HOCHWILD

... biennial game blend without crucifers

Benefits:

  • Tested in the hunting ground of the LJV Schleswig-Holstein
  • Suitable for game fields on land that is not used for agriculture
  • Field with resprouting clover species can be cupped to prevent weed infestation with sorrel.
  • Excellent wild grazing with tasty protein plants
  • Robust and hardy varieties ensure a long-lasting stand
  • The nectar- and pollen-rich species feed insects and thus benefit the entire flora and fauna.
  • Cultivation tip: If the seeds are scattered by hand, sand can be added, for example, to prevent segregation.

Blend details:

Weight % : 37 % Blue lupine
31 % Winter forage pea
8 % Crimson clover
7 % Michelis Klee
6 % Red clover
6 % Berseem clover
5 % Lucerne / Alfalfa
Free of crucifers : yes
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : yes

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Game cover

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 5
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 7
Drought tolerance: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 250 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 cm
Sowing period March to end of July
Fertilization With early sowing, the legume components provide additional nitrogen.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences.

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