Germinal’s Dual Purpose grass seed mixture produces a five-year ley, with a balanced blend of intermediate and late heading varieties, making the ideal flexible long-term cutting and grazing ley.
Dual Purpose is available with chicory and is suitable for all livestock systems with excellent spring and autumn grazing.
|3.00||AberWolf HSG||Perennial ryegrass||28 May|
|2.00||AstonEnergy||Perennial ryegrass (T)||01 June|
|4.00||AberBite HSG||Perennial ryegrass (T)||05June|
|3.00||Delika||Perennial ryegrass||05 June|
|1.00||SeedMark Dairy||White clover blend|
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Heading date average for Dual Purpose is 1st June for central Britain. When cutting for silage, aim to cut 5-10 days before average heading date for optimum quality
|Sowing rate||32 kg/ha (13 kg/acre)|
|Sowing time||March/April or August/mid-September|
|Sowing depth||15mm (1/2 inch) or broadcast|
|Sowing instructions||Drill into a fine tilth
Moist and warm soil conditions (minimum 5˚C)
Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact
|Additional comments||Where no white clover is included, the sowing date can be extended to the end of September|