Charger is a late maturing Italian type diploid with the ability to provide excellent Autumn/Winter feed in the second and third years under favorable conditions. Due to it’s lateness, grazing can be extended into the Summer months if it can benefit from late season rains or irrigation. As it’s name depicts, this variety can do it all, with good disease resistance, rapid growth suiting over-sowing or spray-drilling it is recommended for fattening beef, prime lamb production and rotational dairy cow grazing. Charger ryegrass is ideal for high quality hay production with it’s prolific regrowth potentially allowing a hay cut and sileage cut both occurring in the one season.
- Medium to high rainfall zones (400m+)
- Suitable for irrigation
- Performs best in a well drained loam soil however is a well adapted product with the ability to perform in a range of soil conditions and profiles. Charger will cope with short-term water logging provided growing tip remains above water.
4. Sowing rates 20-25kg/ha, suitable for over-sowing into dry sand if not direct drilling
Seed pricing is per 25kg bag. Orders exceeding 1-tonne will be provided in bulk bags unless otherwise specified. Pricing is excluding GST and ex Bell Seeds. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Blend components may vary subject to product availability.