Banquet II, Matrix, Ohau, Supreme Plus

Listed alongside each cultivar is their “Ploidy, Endophyte types and Heading dates”. Cultivars are positioned according to heading date.

OHAU | Tetraploid | WE/AR1 | + 8 days

  • Large leaved cultivar with 75% perennial and 25% Italian genetics.
  • Medium/late heading date.
  • Highly palatable with high feed value.
  • Strong winter/early spring growth.
  • Performs best in medium/high fertility soils.

SUPREME PLUS | Diploid | WE/AR1 | + 15 days

  • Fine to medium leaf size with high tiller density.
  • Late heading date.
  • Suitable for South Island conditions.
  • Will give good summer growth in medium/high fertility conditions where reliable moisture levels exist.

BANQUET II | Tetraploid | WE/Endo S | + 18 days

  • High tiller density.
  • Late heading date.
  • Bred with emphasis on increased sugar content and digestibility.
  • Suited to dairying and intensive sheep systems.
  • Rotational grazing will allow better persistence.

MATRIX | Tetraploid | WE/Endo S | +23 days

  • Finer leaved with 8% meadow fescue in parentage.
  • Very late heading.