Triticum aestivum x Secale cereale

Triticum aestivum x Secale cereale

Triticale

Cool season, drought tolerant, tall, annual grass, adapted to most sites throughout the USA. Hybrid cross between common wheat and cereal rye. Extremely good forage producer and highly palatable. Best used when maximum forage is desired while slower developing perennials establish. Spring and winter varieties available; also Quickguard, a sterile variety for short-term temporary cover.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
12 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
60 
- 100 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
49.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
13,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes