Passerel Plus Ryegrass Seed - Passerel Plus Ryegrass seed should be planted in the fall for winter grazing for cattle, sheep, and other livestock. Light rotational grazing in fall and winter, with heavier rotational or continuous grazing in the spring or early summer. Planted in early September to mid October with favorable weather conditions, Passerel Rye Grass will germinate in 7-10 days. Great for over seeding warm season grasses for winter forage.
20-25 lbs./ Acre drilled
30-35 lbs./ Acre broadcast
Fall planting: Southern US area
Spring planting: Northern US areas
Crude Protien- 26.1%Total Digestible Nutrients-75.9%
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Type: Cool season annual grass
Adaptation: From Eastern Texas and Oklahoma, across the South to the Atlantic coast. Tolerates poorly drained soils of the lower South. Thrives on well-drained soils with good water holding capacity. Cold tolerant for Mid-South.
Uses: Mainly for a grazing forage for light rotational grazing starting in late fall. Highly productive in late spring and early summer. Can be cut for high quality hay. Can be sod-seeded into warm season perennial pastures for winter and spring forage production.
Benefits: Good late fall growth and excellent spring growth. Under good soil moisture and favorable weather conditions will germinate in 7 to 10 days and produce high quality forage for growing cattle (ADG of over 2 lbs). Out-yields the leading ryegrass varieties in Southern Forage Yield Trials. Passerel Plus delivers grazing after other varieties are long gone. Tests prove it.
Nutrition: Crude Protein - 15%. Total Digestible Nutrients - 60%. Nutritional quality can be affected by environmental conditions and management practices.
• Rate: 20 to 25 lbs. drilled, 30 to 35 lbs. broadcast
• Date: Early September to mid October
• Method: Plant into a well-prepared firm seedbed, or it can be sod-seeded into closely clipped or grazed warm season perennial pastures. The key is a firm seed bed and never to plant deeper than 1/2“ deep. Lime soil to 6.0 pH and follow soil test for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
Grazing: Light rotational grazing in the fall & winter, with heavier rotational or continuous grazing in the spring and early summer. Never graze closer than 3".
FOR SUMMER FORAGE CONSIDER: Summergrazer III Sorghum Sudangrass, Maxigain Sorghum Sudangrass, Pennleaf Hybrid Pearl Millet or Cheyenne Bermudagrass.