Skip to main content

You are here

Ryegrass

​Explosive Vigor and Unparalleled Quality

Bigbang is a new westerworld annual ryegrass for silage or hay, grazing or cover crops applications. Bigbang is a tetraploid selected for early heading, leafiness, yield and disease resistance. It provides high quality forage, consistent yields and excellent regrowth. Bigbang is highly adaptable for use a cover crop, its deep roots build soil structure and increase organic matter. 

Characteristics

Variety

Bigbang

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Soil of medium to high fertility with adequate moisture

Production Period

Mid to Late Summer, Fall

Key Features

  • Tetraploid type
  • Very leafy bunchgrass
  • Suitable for annual hay production in
  • High moisture areas

Limitations

  • Prone to drought stress

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Annual

Drought Tolerance

Low

Flooding Tolerance

High

Optimum PH

5.5–7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Alkalinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate