Aber HSG 3 is made up exclusively of Aber High Sugar Grass diploid perennial ryegrasses, which have the highest ratings for grazing quality and yield on the Recommended List. This mixture is unrivalled for persistency under grazing; managed well it can continue to perform for 7 to 10 years, giving you maximum yields of the highest quality grazing.
Key benefits in summary
- Combines a very good grazing yield with an outstanding grazing D-value
- Outstanding autumn production for the mixture
- 100% Aber HSG diploid perennial ryegrasses
- Very persistent sward with good ‘bottom’
- High palatability and dry matter intakes
- Reduced nitrogen losses to the environment
- Persists for up to 10 years
|3.00||AberZeus||Perennial Ryegrass||27 May|
|2.00||AberMagic||Perennial Ryegrass||28 May|
|3.00||AberGreen||Perennial Ryegrass||30 May|
|3.00||AberBann||Perennial Ryegrass||07 Jun|
|3.00||AberLee||Perennial Ryegrass||07 Jun|
Heading date average for Aber HSG 3 is 01 June for central Britain.
When cutting for silage, aim to cut 5-10 days before average heading date for optimum quality. Optimum spread of heading dates within mixtures for grazing and cutting results in better performance of the leys.
|Sowing rate||35kg/ha (15kg/acre)|
|Sowing time||March/April or August/September|
|Sowing depth||15mm (½ inch) or broadcast|
|Sowing instructions||– Drill into a fine tilth
– Moist and warm soil conditions (minimum 5˚C)
– Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact
Link to Knowledge Hub – Grassland reseeding guide – for further information
|Additional comments||Where clovers or herbs are included, sow no later than mid-September|