Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis)

Top-variety in Europe

Maturity Groupearly

LIHEROLD is a very impressive, persistent and healthy Meadow fescue variety. Its advantages are the dry matter production at the beginning of plant development and in the yield in the first cut. LIHEROLD also achieved best marks in the important characteristics yield at regrowth, persistence, winter hardiness, tolerance to Rust and total dry matter yield. Due to these characters LIHEROLD belongs to the best varieties in the German and European portfolio of Meadow fescues.


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Winter Hardiness+ + + + +
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Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

Ear emergence3 (early)
Dry matter production at the beginning7 (strong)
Tendency for winter damage4 (low to intermediate)
Tendency for lodging 6 (intermediate to strong)
Sward density6 (intermediate to dense)
Persistence6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut7 (high)
Dry matter yield - following cuts5 (intermediate)
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.