Serradella

Serradella - Ornithopus sativus - Serradelle - Serradella - Serradelle
Sowing rate
40 kg/ha
Season
Summer
Sowing depth
2-3 cm
Row distance
15-25 cm
Fertilizer
Basal fertilizer application
Note
Annual plant

Adapted to regions with a Mediterranean-type climate and to warm, temperate areas. Requires annual rainfall of 500 mm upwards. Life cycle adapted to escape summer drought. Late flowering types require more rainfall during autumn to spring growth period than early-flowering types in order to encourage seed production. Tolerant of infertile, acid soils.