Profile

The diploid late heading Perennial ryegrass ASTONKING offers stable yields for grazing and cutting, which is achieved by an enormous spring growth develpment. In addition, ASTONKING shows a very good rust resistance.

National listing/Official recommendation:
IE, NL, UK

  • strong spring growth development
  • high rust resistance
  • good sward density

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity late
Ploidy diploid
Maturity late

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
(7)
(high)
Dry matter yield - further cuts
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield total
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
(7)
(high)
Dry matter yield - further cuts
(6)
(medium to high)

Plant stand development

Early growth development
(7)
(strong)
Susceptibility to winter damage
(6)
(medium to strong)
Persistence
(5)
(medium)
Sward density
(6)
(medium to dense)
Early growth development
(7)
(strong)
Susceptibility to winter damage
(6)
(medium to strong)
Persistence
(5)
(medium)
Sward density
(6)
(medium to dense)

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
(3)
(low)

( ) = Breeder rating

Susceptibility to rust
(3)
(low)

( ) = Breeder rating

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.