KALE TRIAL DATA

VARIETY TYPE

RELATIVE DM YIELD %

RELATIVE FRESH YIELD %

DM CONTENT%

LEAF : STEM RATIO HIGH = LEAFY   

HEIGHT CM 

DIGESTIBILITYVALUE

WINTER HARDINESS 9 = BEST

100% - Tonnes /Ha   9.7 70.2          
CALEDONIAN CR Marrow stem 122 123 13.8 0.6 105 71.2 5
BOMBARDIER CR NEW Marrow stem 118 121 13.5 0.5 102 72.2 5
GRAMPIAN Marrow stem 115 113 14.1 0.6 101 73.7 4
PINFOLD ­© Intermediate 112 100 15.6 1.0 101 71.1 6
BITTERN Intermediate 112 101 15.5 0.8 94 74.0 *
VOLTAGE Intermediate 104 93 15.7 0.9 97 70.6 5
KEEPER Short 104 92 15.7 1.2 85 74.2 5
MARIS KESTREL Short 100 100 13.9 1.1 74 75.6 3
THOUSAND HEAD Older standard 100 83 16.6 1.2 99 70.1 *
Data Source:  Limagrain UK trialS & James Hutton Institute Trials 1991- 2013         ©Control Winter hardiness scored Jan 2011       Note:  Not all varieties trialled every year, not all score taken every year

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