Sprint is an agricultural grass seed mixture that provides a highly productive ley of Italian ryegrasses lasting for two years, suitable for silage, haylage or hay.
|4.50||Kigezi 1||Italian ryegrass (T)||20 May|
|4.00||Fox||Italian ryegrass||20 May|
|4.50||Alamo||Italian ryegrass||21 May|
The heading date average for Sprint is 20 May for central Britain. When cutting for silage, aim to cut 5-10 days before the average heading date for optimum quality.
|Sowing rate||32 kg/ha (13 kg/acre)|
|Sowing time||March/April or August/September|
|Sowing depth||15 mm (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