Airlie Swede

Swedes make an excellent high energy winter feed with low production costs.

Seed is available as natural or graded (H) for precision drilling. Varieties are generally classed as fodder or culinary but some are dual purpose.

Sowing Date Guide: May – Mid July

Sowing Rate Guide – Precision Drilled 0.25kg/acre, Drilled 0.5kg/acre, Broadcast 1.5kg/acre

 

Growing Guide

Airlie - Early Dual Purpose

  • Airlie is a low to medium dry matter variety with a very high fresh yield and good disease resistance.

    It is a dual purpose variety suitable for fodder and culinary use with purple skin and creamy white flesh. Airlie is an early to intermediate use variety

Pack Size: Natural =1kg, Precision = 0.5kg

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Marian - Dual Purpose

Marian is a medium dry matter variety with moderate resistance to club root.

It is a dual purpose variety suitable for fodder and culinary use with yellow coloured flesh and purple skin.

Pack Size: Natural =1kg, Precision = 0.5kg

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Ruta Otofte - Good Mildew Resistance

Ruta Otofte is a medium dry matter variety with good mildew resistance.

It is a dual purpose variety suitable for fodder and culinary use with purple skin and cream coloured flesh. Ruta Otofte is a popular variety with sheep farmers.

Pack Size: Natural =1kg, Precision = 0.5kg

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Gowrie - Good Tolerance to Mildew & Club Root

Gowrie is a variety bred in Scotland and can be utilised pre or post Christmas.

It can produce high dry matter yields and exhibits good resistance to both clubroot and powdery mildew.

Pack Size: Natural =1kg, Precision = 0.5kg

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