Profile

MIRTELLO is an early, tetraploid variety registered in Germany. The variety indicates a very good persistence, one of the main reasons for getting an “M”. This means the variety is particulary suitable for peat soils. Moreover MIRTELLO achieves great yields, especially in the following cuts.

National listing/Official recommendation:
AR, BE, DE, LU

  • exceptionally high yields in further growths
  • very low susceptibility to rust
  • moor variety, winterhardy and persistent

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity early
Peat-soil suitability
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity early
Peat-soil suitability

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
5
medium
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
4
low to medium
Dry matter yield - further cuts
7
high
Dry matter yield total
5
medium
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
4
low to medium
Dry matter yield - further cuts
7
high

Plant stand development

Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
4
low to medium
Persistence
7
high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
4
low to medium
Persistence
7
high
Sward density
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
3
low
Susceptibility to rust
3
low

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020

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.