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 Onobrychis viciifolia

  Mountainview Variety Revolutionary new Sainfoin from Canada  

  •  Dark green with multifoliate leaves.

  •  Medium crown width and depth. 

  •  Very winter hardy in Western Canadian conditions.   

  • Branched rooted. 

  •  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.