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Winfred Forage Rape

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Winfred Forage Rape

Rape = Hybrid of Turnip & Kail

The most versatile brassica, suitable for a wide range of soil fertility and environmental conditions. Early maturing, extremely drought tolerant and suitable for grazing 45-60 days after seeding. Excellent frost tolerance for extended early winter grazing. Exceptional regrowth characteristics, up to 3-4 cycles. Has an upright growth habit, less competitive for space.

Acre Rate 10 pounds

  • Minimum/Optimum Germination Temp (F): 40/45-90
  • Maximum/Optimum Seeding Depth (Inches): .75/.25
  • Monoculture Seeding Rate (lbs/acre): 4
  • Nutrient Repositioning to Surface: Good-Excellent
  • Timing of Nutrient Release: Fast
  • Durability of Dead Mulch Cover: Very Short
  • Improved Infiltration: Excellent
  • Break-up of Compacted Soil Layers: Excellent
  • Weed Suppression (in cover crop season): Good-Excellent
  • Approximate Seeds per pound*: 170,000