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Summergraze

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Description

Intermediate timothy for high quality hay and pasture applications. Summergraze was selected for intermediate maturity, yield over the growing season, winter survival and ground cover. Summergraze has been evaluated across North America and is ideal for summer production in pasture and hay stands. It combines good spring vigor, a very leafy plant in an intermediate maturtity timothy that blends well with both grasses and legumes. Timothy is well known for high palatability, winterhardiness and tolerance to wet conditions.

Characteristics

Variety

Summergraze

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Adapted to cool, moist areas; good tolerance to waterlogged soils

Production Period

Spring - Summer

Key Features

  • Medium maturity
  • High yields
  • Excellent winter hardiness

Limitations

  • Not saline or drought tolerant
  • Not tolerant to continuous grazing

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good to Excellent

Drought Tolerance

Low

Flooding Tolerance

High

Optimum PH

5.6-7.3

Acidity Tolerance

High

Alkalinity Tolerance

Low

Salinity Tolerance

Low