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Chico Chicory

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.

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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.

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[row_column]6-10kg/ha[/row_column]
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Notman Pasture Seeds have been in the Australia forage seeds business since 1987 and have proudly supported farmers around the country. To discuss your pasture & cropping plans call our experienced team on (03) 5659 2314.
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