Benatas Purple Vetch

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Benatas is a cool season annual legume that is generally considered an alternative for Popany in longer growing regions. Benatas is soft seeded and is the ideal companion for forage oats.

  • Very high yielding
  • Tolerant of moderate waterlogging
  • Winter hardy to -7 celcius 
  • High quality hay or silage
  • Offers a weed and disease break and high nitrogen fixation for cereals in a crop rotation
  • Tolerates both acid and alkaline soil conditions 

30-50 kg/ha alone
25-35 kg/ha in a mix