Chico Chicory is a high yielding, very high quality and leafy chicory showing fast establishment, rapid re-growth, strong insect resistance and good drought tolerance.
Chico is noted for its strong summer, autumn growth providing high quality summer forage and making it ideal as a specialist summer crop for high livestock performance systems.
Chico Dependable chicory has the following benefits:
- High yielding, leafy, upright chicory
- Fast establishment and re-growth
- Strong summer, autumn growth with improved winter activity
- Very high quality summer forage (high metabolisable energy & digestibility)
- Excellent livestock performance
- Good drought tolerance (1m long tap root)
- Safe to animals – won’t cause grass staggers or facial eczema
- Tolerant of Diamondback Moth and White Butterfly
- An ideal specialist summer crop or can be sown as a component of pastures.
|Sowing Date||Early autumn & spring|
|Soil Temperature||12+ degrees|
|Readt to Graze||50-70 days|
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