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Puna II Chicory

Puna II Chicory

Regular price £105.00 GBP
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Puna II is the leading perennial chicory variety, selected through a long-term breeding programme in New Zealand for its nutritive value, productivity, palatability and persistency.

Puna II is a broad-leaved perennial forage crop that can be grown in the UK as a pure stand, or as a key part of mixed swards  with clover, or grass and clover, for medium-long term rotational grazing (2-5 year persistency).

Key Benefits of Puna II

• Outstanding animal performance (e.g. lamb growth rates of 300-400g/day)
• Yields up to 15tDM/ha in a season; crude protein up to 25%; D-value 70-80
• High mineral content, including zinc, potassium and copper
• Good tolerance to drought, acidic soils and major pests
• Rapid regrowth after grazing
• Reduces the effect of internal parasites
• Provides high quality feed through the summer
• Does not cause bloat

Sowing rate 13.0kg/ha (5.25kg/acre)
Sowing time March/April or August/mid-September
Sowing depth Maximum 15mm (½ inch) or broadcast
Sowing instructions –       Drill into a fine tilth

–       Moist and warm soil conditions (minimum 5˚C)

–       Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact


Prices: £105.00 5kg pack, £493.00 25kg pack. Prices include postage

If you have any questions Please contact us to discuss your needs - 01786 834422.

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