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viterra® Cover crop blend


… frost-susceptible blend with clover


  • viterra® TRIO with more readily freezing-off oil radish COMPASS, persian clover and phacelia ANGELIA
  • Beet Cyst Nematodes are not multiplied by resistant oil radish COMPASS and non-host plants
  • Quick initial development and intensive rough and fine rooting of the ground
  • Bees and insects benefit from the late flowering of phacelia
  • Mulch layer of delicate stems offers good protection against erosion until spring sowing

Blend details:

Seeds % : 56 % Phacelia ANGELIA
23 % Berseem clover
21 % Oil radish COMPASS
Free of crucifers : no
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • EFA-compliant
  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 3
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 20 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Early/mid- July to late August - depending on location!
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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Cover crop programme 2019

You will find the viterra® cover crop blends at page 34ff.

Order form viterra 2019

Order form for viterra® Cover Crop Blends (German language)