Advantages

Fine-leaved with quick initial development

Name addition
Phacelia Phacelia
  • Very fast initial development and dense growth for effective weed suppression
  • Low requirements regarding soil type and water supply
  • Valuable bee pasture
  • AMERIGO is neutral towards nematodes, suitable for sugar beet crop rotations
  • Well developed crops freeze off at low frost, Phacelia is only frost resistant during the early stage
  • Effective nitrogen conservation with active protection against wind and water erosion during winter

General description


 General description
- - - - - - - - - - 0 + + + + + + + + + +

---- = very low resistance/early/short, ++++ = very high resistance/late/long

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Tendency to flower
Stiffness

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance
Budding ability
Type of root
Tuft root
Rooting depth
80 cm

Breeder
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
All variety descriptions have been prepared in accordance to the best of our knowledge, considering trial results and observations. A guarantee or a liability in individual cases is not possible, because the growth conditions are subject to substantial fluctuations.

Cultivation

Crop rotation suitability
Maize
++
Cereals
++
Oilseed rape
++
Sugar beets
+
Potatoes
 
Intensive crops
 
Legumes
+

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
10 - 12 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 cm
Sowing period
April to September - depending on location!
Fertilization
40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Drill seeds in a dry, finely crumbled seedbed

Breeder
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
All variety descriptions have been prepared in accordance to the best of our knowledge, considering trial results and observations. A guarantee or a liability in individual cases is not possible, because the growth conditions are subject to substantial fluctuations.