Soft-Leafed Tall Fescue
Soft-leafed tall fescues Tall fescue is a widely adapted cool season grass. In the transition zone, tall fescue is used extensively due to its superior summer production. Now there is a new generation of tall fescue available. They are soft-leafed tall fescues.
Bariane was a new release of fine-leafed tall fescues. It is later maturing than other varieties and in palatability studies it ranks number one. Bariane is listed in many European countries that test tall fescue for intensive grazing practices. It combines late maturity, feed quality and palatability.
Best use for grazing
JESSUP is best adapted to clay or clay loam soils. It is tolerant to acid soils and poor drainage, but not well suited to sandy soils.
JESSUP is widely adapted and well suited to reclamation and erosion control. The sowing rate for JESSUP is 25kg/ha.
The seed should be planted art least 10 weeks before the first frosts are expected.
When JESSUP is fed to cattle, average daily gains of 1kg/day are possible and it is widely adapted and can survive light grazing with little managment.
JESSUP will produce large quantities of highly palatable grass.