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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:

Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
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.

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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)