SF G2

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.

Agronomic features:
  • 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.

Sowing rate

0.8-2kg/ha

Stock suitability

Dairy, sheep & beef

Maturity

14-16 weeks after sowing 

Australian release

>2009