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HORRIDO

… biennial gameland blend

Benefits:

  • Suitable for all native ground game species
  • Blossoms are a magnet for numerous insects
  • Tasty corn grazing for feathered game
  • Winter-hardy components offer grazing and coverage for rabbits, roe deer and other ground game species in winter during frost
  • viterra® HORRIDO is EFA-compliant in Germany for organic priority areas
  • Cropping tip: sow parts of the areas with double grain distance in order to create attractive space for pheasants and partridges 

Blend details:

Weight % : 27 % Secale cereale var. multicaule
25 % Buckwheat
10 % Saia oat / Bristle oat
6 % Serradella
6 % Sunflower
4 % Winter vetch
3 % Persian clover
3 % Berseem clover
3 % Wilde Malve
2.5 % Winter forage rape
2 % Linseed
2 % Red clover
2 % Lucerne
Free of crucifers : no
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
  • Mulch sowing
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Game cover

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 5
Protection against erosion: 8
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 8
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 30 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period March to June
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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