Gruner

giant type kale

Gruner kale
  • High yielding giant type kale with potential yield of 18000 kgDM/ha
  • Excellent tolerance to frost
  • Good aphid tolerance
  • A proven and reliable kale for NZ grazing systems
  • First and second crop option
Farm Type
  • Sowing Rate 4 kg/ha
  • Days to Grazing From 150 to 220
  • Growing Seasons Spring, Summer
  • Grazing Seasons Autumn, Winter
  • Potential Yield 18,000 kgDM/ha
  • Utilisation 70%

dry matter production

gruner graph dry matter production

Grazing management

  • Number of Grazings 1


Reon Hamilton Gruner
“Gruner kale is a cheap, reliable feed for my cows,” says Reon. Reon and his partner are in their second season as 50/50 sharemilkers on a 90 ha property at Outram, near Dunedin, calving 270 cows. About 190 dry cows are wintered on the farm.
Reon Hamilton, outram, otago

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