Common vetch

HANKA

Vicia sativa L.

A medium early high yielding vetch with high nutrition value and perfect resistance to diseases

  • High seed yield (1.73 t/ha)
  • Protein content – 32 % DM
  • Seeds are dark grayish-brown
  • 1000 grain weight – 52 g
  • Very low tannin content – 0.05 % DM
  • Moderately resistant to lodging
  • Large leafy plants
  • Intensive growth at the beginning of vegetation
  • Grown in mixtures with oats
  • Flowers – red-violet
  • Beginning of flowering – 60 days after sowing
    Technical maturity – 120 days after sowing
  • Plant height – 50-160 cm
  • Stem – soft
  • The green mass grows in 70 days

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam



Recommended sowing rate for mixtures for silage: 60 kg/ha of vetch and 180 kg/ha oats

Recommended sowing rate when growing for green fodder / manure: 120 kg/ha of vetch and 120 kg/ha oats

Sowing time – beginning of April or in August, depth – 2 сm