Other Italian Ryegrass

Listed alongside each cultivar are their Ploidy and Heading dates.
For more information contact your local Luisetti agent.

Cultivars are positioned according to heading date.

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Description

WARRIOR

Ploidy | Diploid

Heading dates | +12 days

Excellent winter production with improved spring/summer performance.

Medium term Italian type with high tiller density.

Shows high tolerance to rust.

TABU

Ploidy | Diploid

Heading dates | +13 days

Suitable for single crop or direct drilled into runout pasture.

The most consistently high yielding Italian type available.

Rapid establishment. Provides high winter and spring growth.

Will last for 2-3 years depending on conditions.

ACCELERATE

Ploidy | Diploid

Heading dates | +15 days

Suitable for all classes of stock.

An erect type with high tiller density.

Late heading cultivar with excellent spring growth.

Productive in a wide range of conditions.

VELOCITY

Ploidy | Tetraploid

Heading dates | +17 days

Adaptable to a wide range of conditions.

Broad leaved and medium tillered cultivar.

Has proven high energy levels compared to other Italians.

FEAST II

Ploidy | Tetraploid

Heading dates | +17 days

Ideal for high quality baleage or grazing.

Finer leaved tetraploid that has rapid and reliable establishment.

Late heading date keeps pasture quality higher for longer into late spring/early summer.

Shows better disease resistance compared to other Italians.

SONIK

Ploidy | Diploid

Heading dates | +17 days

A good all year-round performer suited to all farming systems.

A fine leaved, very densely tillered, late heading cultivar.

Has fast establishment and quick regrowth.

More persistent under rotational grazing but will tolerate set stocking for short periods.