Orchardgrasses by Barenbrug

Orchardgrass is valuable on light textured soils due to its outstanding drought-tolerance. Most varieties have good winter-hardiness, although few varieties have superior winter-hardiness. The species is rather slow to establish but persistency is good under hay, silage, and proper grazing management. After it starts growing in the spring, orchardgrass tends to head very quickly. Late heading varieties therefore can provide more flexibility in management options. Late maturing orchardgrass is also popular as a companion grass for alfalfa.

Intensiv

Late-Maturing Orchardgrass

  • Late-maturing
  • Quick to establish
  • High yielding
  • Exceptional palatability and digestibility
  • Excellent winter-hardiness
  • Outstanding disease resistance

Intensiv is a new, very late maturing variety from Barenbrug. Intensiv is very winter-hardy and has excellent disease tolerance (fusarium and leaf spot) making it a very persistent variety. Intensiv has a very high leaf to stem ratio and the hay produced from Intensiv has very good digestibility. With very late heading and high dry matter yields, Intensiv is highly suited for planting with alfalfa in mixed stands.

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