Quartz medium leaf white clover is an excellent dry matter yielding, persistent white clover that has broad adaptability across environments and farm systems. It performs well under both sheep and beef grazing management. It has been bred to replace Bounty medium leaf white clover in the coming years and is quite clearly an improvement with higher yield and increased stolon density resulting in even greater persistence than Bounty. Quartz medium leaf white clover has been trialled throughout New Zealand and performed well.
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Grasslands Quartz medium leaf white clover can be established at 4-6kg/ha following recommended pasture establishment procedures. Grasslands Quartz can be sown with diploid or tetraploid perennial ryegrasses and tall fescue. The use of Superstrike clover seed treatment will improve seedling establishment.
Quartz medium leaf white clover will provide best results under rotational grazing systems for sheep, cattle and deer. It can cope with short periods of set stocking and oversowing situations.