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Serradella (Ornitophus sativus)




Characteristics:

  • Annual herbaceous plant, short-growing
  • Leaves: pinnate
  • Stem: fine
  • Flowers: pink umbel
  • Root: strong, long taproot with strong branched fibrous roots
  • Dies off with frost

 

Environmental needs:

  • Undemanding regarding soil and warmth
  • No waterlogging or very high groundwater levels
  • Prefers warm and humid climate

 

Use:

  • Catch crop
  • Forage crop

Green manure:

  • Root residue of 8-10 quintals DM/ha

 

Functions within TerraLife:

  • Dry germinating
  • Tilth improver
  • Nitrogen-fixing
  • Tap rooting

 

TerraLife mixtures:


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