Similar to Linn ryegrass, but has faster regrowth after cutting or grazing. However, it is less persistent than Linn ryegrass. Grows best in regions with mild winters.
Application Rate: 25-35 lb/acre or 1-3 lb/1000 sq ft.
Inoculant: None needed
Germination: 5-7 Days
Plant Height: 1-2'
Time to Maturity: 4-6 weeks
Uses: Erosion control, forage, turfgrass
Facts to Note: Requires summer irrigation, performs best in fertile soil. Can be planted in the spring or fall. Most productive and nutritious when grazed with 6-8 inches of growth. Livestock should be removed when plants have been grazed to 3 inches.
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