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ILDIGO Blue lupine Blue lupine


Soil improver with depth effect
Name addition
Blue lupine
  • Rapid initial development and high dry matter yields
  • Ideal green manure plant, which can fix nitrogen in its root nodules 
  • Can grow independently of the nitrogen content of the soil and also provides mixing partner with the nutrient for growth
  • ILDIGO thrives on loamy sand  to sandy loam soils at medium pH (less calcium sensitive)
  • An early sowing promotes the deep rooting, which can also break up soil compaction


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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Tendency to flower

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance
Rooting depth
180 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.
Crop rotation suitability
Maize
++
Cereals
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Oilseed rape
++
Sugar beets
+
Potatoes
+
Intensive crops
+

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
180 kg/ha
Sowing depth
4-6 cm
Sowing period
June - the End of July

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.

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