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Swedes provide an excellent source of high energy winter feed for sheep or beef / dairy cows, and there are low production costs involved in growing it. Swedes can also be grown on a wide range of soil types, including clay and sandy loams, silt and peat.
Invitation swede is suitable for feeding sheep or beef / dairy cattle. It has very uniform roots which remain clean and mud-free for extra palatability. Invitation swede produces large leaves for extra grazing potential.
These swedes are especially suited to utilisation after Christmas [long keep systems] or those wishing to use them later (Jan – Feb), with their excellent winter hardiness.
Invitation’s clubroot resistance and excellent resistance to powdery mildew mean that yield is not compromised, and more importantly neither is the palatability to the grazing animal. Being clubroot resistant means there may also be the additional opportunity to sell swedes for culinary use, if there is a market demand in your area.
Graded seed for precision sowing is available on request.
For more information on sowing, growing costs, latest trial results data, and growing guidelines, request our brochure here.
Bred by the James Hutton Institute.
This product is packaged in an LG bag.