Blue lupine Zorba
Special features of blue lupine Zorba
- Very high uniformity of ripening – the percentage of green plants before harvest is the lowest possible (0.3%) compared to other varieties of this species available on the domestic market.
- Lowest crude fiber content – better digestibility.
- A variety with a traditional branching growth type.
- Blue flowers, grey seeds.
- Very high and stable seed yield; the 2020-2022 medium was 102% of the reference.
- Very good nutritional value and high digestibility of forage due to very low crude fiber content in the seed and very high protein content, one of the highest among varieties available on the market.
- High seed protein level yields 7.5 dt/ha of total protein.
- High resistance to anthracnose at pod formation stage, highest at pod ripening stage.
- Medium-height plants with very high lodging resistance, with increased pod break resistance, resulting in quick and easy harvesting and no yield loss.
- The seeds are quite small (TSW of about 130 g), making the sowing of the variety relatively cheap.
Utility and agricultural features
Type of variety
Resistance to lodging after flowering
8 very high
Crude fat content
Crude fiber content
Uniformity of ripening
Seed density (pcs per sq.m)
Disease resistance according to Coboru:
Fusarium wilt of lupines
Anthracnose – pod formation stage
Anthracnose – pod ripening stage
8 very high