Common vetch


Vicia sativa L.

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

  • A traditional cultivar with long stem
  • Suitable for seed and green crop or ploughing
  • Significantly increased resistance to fungal diseases, especially downy mildew and Botrytis
  • Suitable in regions with high amount of rainfalls
  • High TSW – around 50 g
  • High dry matter digestibility – 70 %

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