szarvasiAS3Species description:

Stems of medium thickness, with some anthocyanins, with less tendency for lodging.

Medium green leaves of oblong shape, slightly serrated.

Flowers: mostly mixed shades of blue and purple, but white and greyish colored flowers can also be found.

Seed pods spiraled in 3 to 4 turns containing 8 to 10 seeds.

Weight of one thousand seeds: 2.1 – 2.3 g

 

Economic value:

Mainly extensive cultivation un¬der mild conditions throughout the country with cutting on a 40-day harvest cycle for up to seven years. Regenerates rapidly after cutting. Drought tolerant. Excellent resistance to Fusarium and Ver¬ticilium. Also suited to intensive use. Good winter frost resistance.