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4X

Common Name
Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass
Species
Lolium multiflorum
Uses
Hay
Pasture
Silage

The toplist tetraploid we know. 

  • Early Maturity 
  • Fast establishment 
  • Transition Well

Details

  • Annual ryegrass can be planted almost year around. As long as nighttime temperatures are above 40 degrees and daytime temperatures are above 55 degrees, adequate germination and growth can be accomplished. Fall ... South: September through March, depending on location. Fall ... North: August through October. Spring: As soon as the temperatures are adequate. Can be frost seeded. If overseeding warm-season pastures, mow or graze warm-season grasses short before planting annual ryegrass to aid in establishment.

Trials

  • Beaumont, TX

    2003-2004

    4X 7,797
    Jumbo 7,212
    Beefbuilder 6,315
    Abundant 6,287
    Prine 6,027
  • Louisiana Statewide

    2007-2008

    4X 9,412
    Prine 9,228
    Beefbuilder II 9,173
    Verdure 9,077
    Jumbo 9,025
  • Luling, TX

    2014-2015

    4X 7,550
    Jumbo 6,970
    Maximus 6,970
    Angus 1 5,808
    Blizzard Plus 3,920
  • Louisiana Statewide

    2007-2008

    4X 9,412
    Jumbo 7,212
    Beefbuilder 6,315
    Abundant 6,287
    Prine 6,030

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