French serradella


French serradella (Ornithopus sativus), also known as pink serradella is an annual legume native to the Mediterranean region.

It was first released in Australia in 1996 where it was grown mainly in combination with yellow serradella.

In recent years there has been considerable French serradella research and development in Australia.

This Primefact covers the following topics:

  • Adaptation
  • Description
  • Varieties
  • Establishment and management
  • Seed production
  • Herbage production
  • Herbage quality


Primefact 633 First Edition

Published: Aug 2008