It is sold commercially in Europe and North America. Fabio is a tetraploid Italian ryegrass with excellent yields. Fabio can be seeded alone or under a cereal silage crop for late season production in higher moisture areas of Western Canada. It is a fast growing leafy high quality annual grass in Western Canada. It shows vigorous establishment, fast regrowth and good digestibility. In Germany the variety is also used for Biogas cultivation. Fabio has very good resistance to mildew but is susceptible to ryegrass mosaic virus and Rhynchosporium and medium succeptibility to rust.
Fabio Italian Ryegrass
Preferred Growing Conditions
- Tetraploid type
- Fast growing leafy and high quality annual grass
- High quality and palatable feed
- Requires high fertility
- Prone to drought stress