Blue lupine Karo
Special features of blue lupine Karo
- The Karo cultivar proved to have the best yield of green fodder (120% of the reference) and dry matter (124% of the reference) in a stubble crop of all varieties participating in the three-year COBORU tests.
- Bitter cultivar – highest alkaloid content.
- Highest TSW among all blue lupins.
- Tall plants, with branching growth type.
- Blue flowers, brown seeds with white, mediumdense ornamentation.
- A cultivar with early flowering and medium maturity dates.
- The only bitter cultivar – the seeds are bitter (high content of alkaloids), but so are the whole plants, which makes it particularly suitable for use as a catch crop in areas where plantations are threatened by wild animals.
- Excellent for sowing as catch crop for plowing.
- Excellent resistance to anthracnose.
- Recommended for nationwide cultivation.
The most important agricultural properties
Type of cultivar
Resistance to lodging after flowering
8,3 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 lupins
7.2 very high
Anthracnose – pod formation stage
8.5 very high
Anthracnose – pod ripening stage