• Annual herbaceous plant, short-growing
  • Leaves: pinnate
  • Stem: fine
  • Flowers: pink umbel
  • Root: strong, long taproot with strong branched fibrous roots
  • Dies off with frost

Environmental needs

  • Undemanding regarding soil and warmth
  • No waterlogging or very high groundwater levels
  • Prefers warm and humid climate


  • Catch crop
  • Forage crop

Green manure

  • Root residue of 8-10 quintals DM/ha

Function within TerraLife®

  • Dry germinating
  • Tilth improver
  • Nitrogen-fixing
  • Tap rooting

TerraLife® mixtures