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gr22

FENUGREEK

gr22 (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Legume for under-sowing with a taproot and white-yellowish, insect-friendly flowers. The entire plant has a coumarin scent, typical for Schabziger cheese. The seeds are milder when roasted or boiled and are suitable as a tea, for oil or as a spice in curries, hard cheese, bread or vegetable dishes.

Beemeadow: yes
Height: 50 cm
Lifespan: annual
Positive for pollinators: yes
Beemeadow: yes
Seed rate: 350g/100m²
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary
Seed spacing between the row: 10-20 cm
Sowing depth: 1-2 cm

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.