Buffalo is a hybrid which is well-performing in France. The plants reach heights of 1.60 to 1.80 mtr. The late ripening sorghum benefits from a long growing season.

  • Brown Mid Rib technology for fast lignin degradation
  • Harvest in October and ensiling with maize is possible ensiling together with corn
  • Broad leaves




Sowing rate 20 - 25 Plants/m²
Seed distance 25 - 50 cm
Sowing rate 20 - 25 Plants/m²
Seed distance 25 - 50 cm

Sowing date

At a soil temperature of 12 - 14°C (mid-May - early June).


An optimal seed bed for quick warming and emergence of the sorghum plants.

Seeding procedure

Sorghum is sown in rows with an beet or corn sowing machine with sorghum discs. As an alternative sorghum can also be broadcast-sown. 
When selecting your sowing machine, please take in mind that seed sizes might vary greatly amongst varieties. 

Sowing density
210.000 - 270.000 zaden per/ha


  • Nitrogen: 60 - 80 kg/ha 
  • Phosphate: 35 - 45 kg/ha
  • Potassium: 120 - 150 kg/ha

Plant protection

A preparation of a false seed bed before sowing reduces weed pressure during initial development. A combination of mechanical and chemical weed control, whenever possible, is also recommended.


Harvesting date

  • Yield: 12 - 16 tons of dry matter 
  • Dry matter content: 28-32 %
  • Harvest time: September - October

All specified informations, recommendations and representations mentioned here are made to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee of completeness or accuracy. We cannot guarantee that the properties described are repeatable. All information is provided as an aid to decision-making. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description. Mixture compositions may change if individual varieties are not available. As of 01/2021. Subject to change without notice.