Kidney vetch

Anthyllis vulneraria L.

Antyl - year of registration 2015
Ivan - year of registration 2016

Karel -  year of registration 2020

Kidney vetch



  • Biennial species from the family Fabaceae, suitable for dry  conditions, height  35  cm.
  • Flowering time  end of  May - June
  • Inflorescence are yellow colored for variety  ANTYL and pink colored for by variety IVAN
  • pods contain one seed
  • 1000-seed weight varied 2,5-3,5g


  • Suitable for dry regions as a constituent of flowering mixtures and as source of feed for pollinators.
  • pure stand, cover crop or in grass mixtures, reclaim plant

Agronomic characteristics:

  • Sowing rate 10-15 kg/ha in pure stand, with cover crop or in mixtures.
  • Sowing in 12.5 cm rows at depth of 2 cm in very early spring or in summer
  • one cutting per year
  • Seed harvest from 1st cut