Hungarian vetch

BETA

Vicia pannonica Crantz.

An early vetch with good yields, good taste and good dietary effect

  • Excellent and valuable fodder crop
  • Could be used either for hay or green fodder
  • Harvested yield can be up to 30 t/ha
  • Could be grown with autumnal or spring cereals
  • This vetch variety is one of the earliest green forage sowed, thus it allows any kind of second crop after
  • Its stem is fleshy, relatively solid, poorly hairy, 80-120 cm in length
  • The flowers are white with brown streaks
  • Seeds are dark grey in colour with black spots, slightly pressed in shape
  • Thousand seed weight is about 40 g

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


Recommended sowing rate when growing for seeds: 60 kg/ha of vetch and 120 kg/ha of rye

Recommended sowing rate when growing for green fodder: 50-60 kg/ha of vetch and 80 kg/ha rye

In mixtures with oats – 100 kg/ha of vetch and 70-100 kg/ha oats

Sowing depth – 3 cm, interrow spacing – 12.5 cm