Mountainview Variety Revolutionary new Sainfoin from Canada
Dark green with multifoliate leaves.
Medium crown width and depth.
Very winter hardy in Western Canadian conditions.
Roots penetrate deeply and pull nutrients up from the subsoil.
Sainfoin has been found to increase the sequestration of nutrients such as phosphate.
It is the ideal crop to sow ahead of cereals or brassicas in the rotation.
Excellent forage quality.
Persistent with multi-cutting and grazing.
Rapid regrowth to keep up with Lucerne.
Sainfoin tannins reduce the bloat when grazed with lucerne.
Suitable for hay and grazing.
Specifically suited for mixed grazing with lucerne.
Invaluable to pollinators, attracting bumble and honey bees.
Bees feeding on Sainfoin produce higher yields of honey.
About 10000 seeds per kg pre-husked.