SF Punter

Don’t take a punt on any old chicory

SF Punter is a deep rooted perennial herb providing outstanding summer productivity and feed quality. It has high mineral uptake and is extremely persistent. It provides a high energy forage with proven animal health benefits and increased animal production at a time of year when pasture quality is low.

Being more winter active than some varieties, SF Punter can be sown at any time when there is adequate moisture for good germination and establishment.

Agronomic features:
  • Excellent quality feed
    Suited to mixes for 3–5 years. Can regenerate from seed to thicken up in sward

  • Low dense crown high tillering variety
    Better establishment and year round feed. Ideal companion species to pastures mixes

  • Persistent medium-term option
    Suited to mixes for 3–5 years. Can regenerate from seed to thicken up in sward

Forage EBV’s – compared to industry standards*

CULTIVAR AUTUMN WINTER SPRING SUMMER TOTAL
SF Punter 118 164 123 100 122
Puna 100 100 100 100 100

* Data based on mean of yields from Gundagai 2007-2009 and Tenterfield trial 2011-2013.

Sowing rate

4-5kg/ha
Sole species 

1-2kg/ha
pasture mixes

 

Stock suitability

All livestock types

Maturity

highly winter active 

Australian release

>2006