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Meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis)

Health, persistence, yield

Maturity Groupintermediate

PREVAL is a Meadow fescue with good yields, this means especially the total dry matter yield and the distribution in the several cuts. Its good health and the high persistence are worth mentioning.


Yield+ + + +
Winter Hardiness+ + + + +
Persistence+ + + + +

Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

Ear emergence4 (early to intermediate)
Dry matter production at the beginning7 (strong)
Tendency for winter damage4 (low to intermediate)
Tendency for lodging 6 (intermediate to strong)
Sward density5 (intermediate)
Persistence7 (high)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - following cuts6 (intermediate to high)
Susceptibility for rust4 (low to intermediate)
All specified information is given to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee on completeness and correctness. Despite care we cannot guarantee that the described characteristics are repeatable / comprehensive in agricultural practice in each case. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.