Kale Caledonian

A well proven, highly adaptable fodder crop providing high yields of succulent green fodder

  • Excellent tolerance to frost
  • Good aphid tolerance
  • Very high dry matter yields
  • Good winter hardiness
  • Good clubroot tolerance
  • Dairy
  • Beef
  • Sheep

CALEDONIAN is a high yielding marrow stem type kale with clubroot tolerance. Its huge yield makes it ideal for utilisation by dairy and beef cattle.

 

Potential

 

  • High-yielding giant type kale with potential yield of 18,000kg DM/ha

 

Advantages

 

  • Excellent tolerance to frost
  • Good aphid tolerance
  • Very high dry matter yields
  • Good winter hardiness
  • Good clubroot tolerance

 

Limitations

 

  • Suited to bigger cattle and colder climates

 

Utilisation: Graze in situ & zero graze

Sowing period: Spring & early summer

Utilisation period:  Autumn & winter

Days to maturity:  170-220 days

 

Sowing rate: 

Drilled: 1–2kg/acre (2.5–5kg/ha).

Broadcast: 3kg/acre (7.5kg/ha).

 

Available in pack sizes of 5kg or 25kg (untreated), 2kg (treated).

Composition
Variety
Species
100%
Caledonian
Kale
Specifications
Kale

Kale is a well proven highly adaptable fodder crop that consistently provides high yields of succulent green fodder. Previously often cut and fed to housed livestock, it is most commonly utilised in a grazing situation now.