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Riding Brand

Characteristics

Variety

Riding Brand

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; does best on moist heavy textured soils

Key Features

  • Excellent heat and drought tolerance
  • Endophyte free
  • Excellent seedling vigour
  • Moderate winter hardiness
  • Adapted to a variety of soil types

Limitations

  • Difficult to handle seed

Approx. Seeds/lb

205,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

8 - 12

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Fair to Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate to High

Optimum PH

5.5–6.5

Acidity Tolerance

High

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Moderate to High