Lucerne varieties


The ideal lucerne for dairy farming
  • Dormancy class 5.2
  • The all-time standard
  • High digestibility
  • Can be cut before flowering
  • Performs very well in cooler areas
  • Good resistance to lodging
  • Highest dry matter yields in France, Switzerland and Germany
  • Fast spring growth
  • Guaranteed top yields with Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator®
Packshot lucerne

The variety SANDITI was specially selected for early flowering and this makes it the ideal variety for the dairy farmer.

Sanditi is present on many recommended lists with excellent notes and has become in the meantime the standard variety. The variety belongs Europe-wide to the top. Apart from its earliness, Sanditi distinguishes from other varieties by a high dry matter yields (rel. 103%), a fast and excellent regrowth and a very high feeding value (digestibility). The crude protein content is about 23% (rel. 102%). The variety shows good winter hardiness and high resistance to stem eelworms. 


Guaranteed top yields with Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator® 


Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator® is Barenbrug’s seed enhancement technology for lucerne. Using new technology, high levels of effective Rhizobia are embedded in a protective polymer matrix. Together with a nutrient booster containing all essential minerals and trace elements, this product is designed to improve establishment and increase forage production.

Reasons to use Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator®:

  • Improved establishment under difficult conditions.
  • Better use of available water and soil moisture.
  • Increased disease resistance.
  • Improved nitrogen fixation.
  • Increased forage and protein yield.

For extra information about Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator®, click here.

Sowing rate (seeding) 25 - 30 kg/ha
Packaging 25 kg bags
Sowing period WEG
Forage WEG
Dry matter yield 3
Protein% 3
Nematodes 3
Winter hardiness 3
Digestibility 3