GrassLopata

Sikem

Festuca pratensis

 

 

 

 

 

Earliness

SIKEM has a medium heading date, however, growth starts very early in spring and maximizes the opportunity for a high forage quality from the first cut.

Good Standing Ability

SIKEM has a good standing ability thus minimizing the soil contamination by harvest, hereby offering a higher value in terms of feeding.

Good Disease Resistance

SIKEM has proven to have a good resistance to common diseases of ryegrasses like mildew and Rhynchosporium. A healthy crop leads to an increased palatability of the grass.

Good Winter-hardiness

SIKEM has in many countries shown exceptionally good winter-hardiness in terms of tolerance to some frost.

Ratings

Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

  • Growth starts very early in spring
  • Good standing ability
  • Good disease resistance
  • Good winter-hardiness