RegalĀ® 

kale

  • Exceptional dry matter yields 
  • Soft stems providing excellent crop utilisation
  • High leaf-to-stem ratio, with very good late-winter leaf percentage
  • Very good winter hardiness and strong pest and disease tolerance
  • New Zealand bred for local conditions
  • 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 16,000 kgDM/ha
  • Utilisation 70%

Regal® kale provides high dry matter yield and good forage quality, the best of both worlds. When your animals require more winter dry matter and more leaf, Regal delivers. New Zealand bred, high-yielding Regal gives you superior pest and disease tolerance. Late winter leafiness means good quality feed that lasts the distance, ideal for pregnant and young stock.

 
Choose Regal® when your winter priority is for both yield and forage quality.
 
Kale type: Intermediate height
Number of grazings: 1

 

Average nutritive value of the stem or leaf components for eight kale cultivars

Nutrient

Stem Leaf
Dry matter % 18.9 14.6
Megajoules metabolisable energy/kgDM 10.8 12.0
Crude protein 5.7 17.3

 

PGG Wrightson Seeds Sales Agronomist Brian Young in a established paddock of Regal® kale in Southland. 

Brendon Elior Bain

“Regal kale was a good leafy crop with high dry matter yield. The stem palatability is impressive.”

Brendan and Elior bain, Tapanui

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