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Grasslands Puna II Chicory

Puna II Chicory is a true perennial chicory bred for improved animal performance. It delivers premium quality feed and a high dry matter yield. Puna II is ideally suited to dairy pastures and finishing systems due to its semi-erect growth habit.

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PRODUCES HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS FEED FROM SPRING TO LATE AUTUMN

Puna II Chicory is a true perennial chicory bred for improved animal performance. It delivers premium quality feed and a high dry matter yield. Puna II is ideally suited to dairy pastures and finishing systems due to its semi-erect growth habit. It has a fast regrowth after grazing, especially if rotationally grazed.

  • Ready to graze in 55-85 days
  • High yielding, semi-erect broad leaved perennial with good persistence
  • Winter dormant, it produces higher growth over spring, summer and autumn
  • Fast re-growth after grazing
  • Early autumn sowing is also possible if chicory is established before the cool season
  • Minimum 500mm rainfall per annum unless irrigated

 


Variety Puna II Chicory
Sowing date Early Spring & Early Autumn
Sowing depth 10-15mm
Sowing rate 1-3kg/ha (mix), 8-10kg/ha (standalone)
Ready to graze 50-70 days
Potential grazings Multiple
Companion species (Autumn sown) Ryegrass, White Clover, Red Clover, Plantain
Companion species (Autumn sown) Plantain, Red Clover, Forage Brassicas