Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Hungarian vetch (Vicia pannonica)


  • Annual, thickly hairy, winter-hardy
  • Leaves: 7-9 pairs of pinnate leaves on short stems
  • Stem: ribbed, branched, climbing
  • Height: 40-100 cm
  • Flowers: white-yellow
  • Fruit: legume pod
  • Root: taproot with strong, extensive lateral roots, nodules


Environmental needs:

  • Winter-hardy
  • Not sensitive to drought



  • Catch crop
  • Forage crop
  • Mixing partner for WCS-mixtures (Whole Crop Silage)

Function within TerraLife®:

  • Nitrogen-fixing
  • Humus enrichment
  • Protection against Erosion while winter time



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