Annual herbaceous crop used as a nectar-producing plant for bees (highly melliferous). Used to reduce the occurrence of common meadow weeds and as green manure as it releases a large quantity of nitrogen.
Quick initial growth with extensive flowering period.
Maturity cycle: early
Resistant to diseases-cold: good
Seed rate: 15/20 kg/ha
Sowing time: autumn time – spring time
Utilization: cover crop – bee restocking