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Samson (Tetraploid)

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

Variety selection

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

Crop suitability

  • Dairy
  • Beef
  • Sheep
  • Pigs
  • Graze in situ
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