Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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False flax (Camelina sativa)


  • Annual, sparsely hairy
  • Leaves: lanceolate
  • Height: 30-120 cm
  • Flowers: yellow, clusters
  • Seeds: 8-16 in pear-shaped pods
  • Root: spindle-shaped root, thin lateral roots
  • Root growth: in the beginning also lateral, and from approx. 30-50 cm continuously going in the deep
  • Dies off with frost


Environmental needs:

  • Undemanding regarding soil
  • Drought-tolerant



  • Catch crop
  • Oil production

Function within TerraLife:

  • Dry germinating
  • Tap rooting


TerraLife mixtures:

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