Samson (Tetraploid)Product code: SAMSON
Samson can produce huge tankard shaped purple bulbs which are palatable to both sheep and cattle. In trials, Samson has shown to be preferentially grazed which can lead to higher intake and liveweight gains.
Sowing period (1) May to June (2) July to August
Direct drill 5kg/ha (2kg/acre)
Broadcast 7.5kg/ha (3kg/acre)Terms & conditions
A sweet tetraploid with tankard shaped roots
Why select this crop?
- Fast growing catch crop
- Autumn or winter feed
- Finishing lambs
- Summer buffer feed for dairy cows
- Economical to grow
- Flexible sowing options
- Helps reduce winter feed costs
- Graze in situ