The winter turnip
SF G2 is a new diploid, green-skinned, white fleshed turnip. It is a later maturing round traditional globe turnip for winter use.
It is a high quality bulb that will keep well over winter, plus a high ratio of palatable leaf.
It is an ideal replacement for Green Globe.
Later maturing globe turnip
Can be grown to use as deferred winter feed. Also suitable for late summer and autumn feed
High keeping quality bulb
Keeps good quality well over winter under wet and frosty conditions
High ratio of palatable leaf
Higher energy in leaf can enable greater conversion to meat or milk
Forage EBV’s – compared to industry standards*
|GLOBE TURNIP||SOWING RATES||MATURITY||GRAZINGS||LEAD YIELD||BULB YIELD||TOTAL YIELD|
|SF G2||0.8-2kg/ha||100-130 days||Single||125||120||123|
|Green Globe||0.8-1.5kg/ha||100-130 days||Single||100||100||100|
* Based on yields from Cressy 2006–2007 and Warrnambool 2007–2008.
* Based on 16 trials in New Zealand 2006–2008.
Dairy, sheep & beef
14-16 weeks after sowing