Traditionally grown as a livestock feed, it is quick growing and can be sown later in the season.
5kg or 25kg
Ideal for late cover establishment, patching up and rejuvenating failed or old cover plots. Also good for grazing.
Fast-growing cover only and can be used for grazing.
May - August
Fine and firm.
Depth of 0.5 inch with 15-20 inch rows. Can be broadcast.
(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 25kg/ha; K 30kg/ha.
Bugs & Beasts
Susceptible to flea beetle and should be sprayed immediately upon detection.
Ensure the ground is clean before planting, as limited chemicals available.
Club root can be a problem if grown continuously for more than 5-6 years, so appropriate rotation is strongly recommended. Some varieties are tolerant of this disease (phone us for advice).
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