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'Winfred' Forage Brassica

'Winfred' Forage Brassica

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Brassica napus

Improvement status: Cultivated

Seeds per packet: ~2,000

Germination tested: 6/2021: 88%

Life cycle: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial

A hardy Brassica forage crop, suitable for cows, sheep, deer (and humans). Can be used as a cover crop, or part of a cover mix. Grows up to 2’ tall, cross between a turnip and kale with a deep taproot helping drought resistance. 3-4 grazings per season. 

These seeds were produced by our friends at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA.

Growing Tips: Broadcast direct seed in Fall or early Spring, depending on climate.