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Tetraploid ryegrass

THE VARIETY
Tetraploid variety
Westerwoldicum type
Alternative growth habit
Medium-early blooming time
Very thin leaf and stem (as a diploid type)
Medium height, resistant to lodging

 

AGRONOMIC TRAITS
Very good re-growth and complete re-blooming after 1° cut
Hay with low fiber and high protein content
Very fast natural drying of hay
Good forage/biomass and seed production
Particularly suitable for dried forage. Very good also for silage and biomass production (as pure crops of mixtures with other species)
Sowing time: autumn (suitable also for endwinter sowing), both as pure crop and mixtures
Sowing density: 35-45 kg/ha