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      Dual Purpose

      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.

      kg/acre Variety Type Heading date
      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
      13.00 kg

      Ask the grass experts

         

        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