Barfleo is an intermediate maturing variety with good spring production. It is well suited for dry hay production and has been the leading variety in many university forage trials across the country. Although Timothy is not widely used for grazing, Barfleo has improved grazing tolerance and performs well in horse grazing trials. Barfleo can be used for pastures in high mountain regions and areas with deep snow cover in winter.
- Late maturing
- Well suited for dry hay production
Palatability and superior winter hardiness are Timothy's most important features. It does very well on wet, peaty and heavy textured soils. The establishment of this species is rather slow and summer production is somewhat limited. Timothy tolerates a cutting management well, while only a few...