Perennial ryegrass

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Lolium perenne L.

A late persistent diploid perennial ryegrass with high yields

  • Good persistence (7.5-7.6 points out of 9.0)
  • Fast plant development in the spring (6.0 points out of 9.0)
  • Resistant to rust (6.3-6.5 points out of 9.0)
  • Good feed value
  • Heading date (according to the trial data in Belgium) –  June, 3-5
  • Yield of dry matter in the 3-rd year – 99 % (of 13.5 t/ha)
  • Yield of dry matter over 3 years – 99 % (of 41.0 t/ha)
    (data from 2015-2017, tests in Belgium)

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam


Recommended sowing rate: 20-25 kg/ha