Triticale

A wheat/rye hybrid, sown as a Winter or Spring cereal crop. As gamecover, it can be used as successfully as a straight, or in a mixture.

Pack Size

25kg

Seed Rate

Gamecover use: 100-150kg/ha

Uses

Very good standing capabilities and grows under most conditions.

Value

Makes cover and excellent Winter feed when ripe. Holds onto seed well into Winter.

Sowing

Anytime from early March - mid May.

Seedbed

Fine and firm.

Drilling

Drill in 15 inch rows.

Roll

Yes

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 55kg/ha; K 80kg/ha.

Bugs & Beasts

Sometimes affected by slugs.

Weeds

Various sprays available for pre- and post-emergence (see your advisor).

Plant Disease

Not usually a problem.

Price

from £21.00 per 25kg

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