Other Perennial Ryegrass

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

Cultivars are positioned according to heading date.

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Description

KINGSTON

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/Standard

Heading dates | -3 days

Suitable where early spring production is required.

Medium/fine leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

Good grazing tolerance under sheep, cattle and deer.

Performs under a variety of environmental conditions.

Tolerant to acid soils containing aluminium.

KAMO

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | AR37

Heading dates | 0 days

Suitable in low-medium fertility situations.

Fine leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

Withstands hard grazing.

EXTREME

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1/AR37

Heading dates | 0 days

Better suited to rotational grazing systems, particularly under stress.

Medium/broad leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

Bred for high DM production, cool season activity and low aftermath heading.

PACIFIC

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/Standard

Heading dates | +1 day

Suitable for lower fertility situations.

Fine leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

Performs under a variety of grazing systems, and will recover well from hard grazing.

COMMANDO

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1/AR37

Heading dates | +1 day

Suitable for dairy, beef and intensive sheep farming systems.

Medium leaved cultivar with medium tiller density.

Provides both cool season and warm season growth.

SAMSON

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/Standard/AR1/AR37

Heading dates | +3 days

Suitable for all classes of livestock.

Medium leaf size and tiller density with semi-erect growth habit.

Versatile performer with high rust resistance. Establishes rapidly.

HILLARY

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | AR1

Heading dates | +4 days

Bred for persistence in extensive grazing systems.

Fine leaved with high tiller density.

Performs at its best in medium/high fertility situations.

ARROW

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | + 7 days

Ideal where early spring growth is required.

Highly tillered with medium-erect growth habit.

Improved winter and early spring growth.

Clover production enhanced due to its more erect growth habit.

TROJAN

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | NEA2

Heading dates | +16 days

Suitable where excellent persistence is a priority.

Medium -fine leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

High year-round yield with strong winter and early spring growth, as well as excellent summer and autumn yield.

Good resistance to rust and plant pulling.

ULTRA

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | AR1

Heading dates | +20 days

Bred for increased levels of winter and spring production.

Fine leaved, densely tillered cultivar.

Combines the best traits of ryegrass production and meadow fescue feed quality.

ONE50

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | +20 days

Well suited to dairy, beef and lamb finishing systems.

Medium leaf size and tiller density.

Has high yield potential which will be best realised in higher fertility conditions.

BEALEY

Ploidy | Tetraploid

Endophyte types | WE/NEA2

Heading dates | +25 days

High palatability enhances stock performance.

Larger leaves and medium tiller density consistent with tetraploids.

Erect growth habit allows good clover production.

Requires rotational grazing.

STELLAR

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | +8 days

Suitable where persistence is a high priority.

Fine leaved with very high tiller density.

Exceptionally low aftermath heading.

ALTO

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | +14 days

Excellent year-round growth, suited to all farming systems.

A densely tillered cultivar with semi-erect growth.

Reduced aftermath heading gives better feed quality in late spring.

High persistence rating.

ABERMAGIC HSG

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | +15 days

High quality feed suitable for all stock types.

Deep and vigorous root system.

Fine leaved and densely tillered with reduced aftermath heading.

Good winter and spring production.

ABERDART HSG

Ploidy | Diploid

Endophyte types | WE/AR1

Heading dates | +15 days

Shows good stock preference in trials.

High year-round yield with strong spring, summer and autumn growth.

Trials show higher sugar content in leaf blade and sheath.

Late heading date with reduced aftermath heading.