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Trailburst

Trailblazing Forage Yield, Quality and Plant Health

Trailburst is a high yielding orchardgrass developed with quality and plant health in mind. Its wide leaves and tall plant height deliver trailblazing forage quality, with medium maturity that is well adapted for most hay or pasture applications. Trailburst’s dense network of rhizomatous roots provide good erosion control on sites where it is adapted. Trailburst has shown high crude protein content and relative feed value that provides excellent forage quality.

Characteristics

Variety

Trailburst

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Prefers medium textured well drained soils with good moisture

Production Period

Spring-Fall

Key Features

  • Trailblazing forage yield, quality and plant health
  • Aggressive spring vigor and medium maturity
  • Strong disease resistance package

Limitations

  • Not always winter hardy

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Optimum PH

6.0-7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Low

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

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