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Afbeelding: root brassicas

Hybrid Brassicas

Hybrid brassicas offer the combination of rapid growth and good winter hardiness. The forage rape gene offer the ability to grow quickly whilst the kale gene delivers excellent winter hardiness. Offers regrowth potential. Suitable for summer, autumn or winter grazing.

SWIFT

A rape kale cross. Offers a wide sowing window, from late spring to mid or late summer. Prone to bolt if sown too early.
Suitable for out wintering cattle but also well suited to utilisation earlier in the year. High energy and protein grazing supply for cattle and sheep. Fast and vigourous establishment. Winter hardy. Good late season yield. Drill at 2kg/acre. Broadcast at 3kg/acre. Feed from July to March.

REDSTART

A rape kale cross. Similar to swift but offers higher feed quality. Offers a wide sowing window, from late spring to mid or late summer. Suitable for out wintering cattle but also well suited to utilisation earlier in the year.
Very rapid establishment and vigorous early growth. Mainly used as a high energy, high protein for grazing for cattle and sheep. Ideal for out wintering systems. Regrowth potential. Ready for grazing 90-110 days from sowing.
Ideal where fast early growth is required such as in the uplands. Drill at 2kg/acre. Broadcast at 3kg/acre. Feed from July to March.

Afbeelding: Hybrid Brassicas table

ZOOM BRASSICA MIX

50% Winfred Hybrid Brassica/50% Forage Rape

Very vigorous and quick growing mix. Ideal for replacing failed crops or patching spring sown crops. Good disease and bolting resistance. High leaf to stem ratio.

SPITFIRE

Rape Kale cross. A good companion to use with other fast establishing brassicas. Medium tall. High DM yield. Excellent aphid tolerance. Very palatable. Rapid establishment. Very good re growth potential. Multi purpose, suitable for planting in spring for excellent summer and autumn feed or in early autumn for quality winter feed.

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