Gold Sward

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Dual purpose mix with a very close heading date spread.

  • A 60:40 diploid tetraploid grass seed mix.
  • Gold Sward will result in a dense leafy sward suited to intensive animal production systems.
  • Provides a high yield mix and offers the potential for a heavy silage cut in late May/early June.
    • 5.0kg Abergain(T)
    • 4.0kg Aberchoice(D)
    • 2.0kg Drumbo (D)
    • 1.0kg Pelleted White Clover Blend
    • Also available without clover
    • 12kg Bag

Note: Diploid (D) & Tetraploid (T) varieties are shown by the presence of the symbol after the variety name.

Key Features

Abergain (T)

  • The “top” most sought after grass variety and is a must in all grass seed mixes in intensive farming situations.
  • Consistently on top of Teagasc ‘Pasture Profit Index’ since it began
  • Top late heading tetraploid with a total score of €192 on the PPI.
  • Abergain is the highest quality variety with excellent palatability for higher utilization of your swards.

Aberchoice(D)

  • Top late heading diploid variety on the PPI with a score of €176.
  • A variety that allows a good cut of silage and exceptional autumn growth for grazing afterwards.
  • One of the two late heading diploids that has a positive score for excellent palatability for grazing cleanouts.

Drumbo(D)

  • Boasts excellent quality score of €27 on the PPI
  • Very even growth throughout the growing season.
  • An outstanding diploid variety with a total PPI value of €116.
  • Excellent ground cover, which in a dual-purpose mix is a sought-after attribute.

Pelleted White Clover Blend:

  • A blend of high yielding, nitrogen tolerant clovers that all score well for persistence.

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