Derby Timothy

  • Early maturing variety
  • Excellent winterhardiness and yield potential
  • Selected for improved regrowth after cutting
  • Excellent companion to legumes in mixtures
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
MaturityEarly

 

AGRONOMIC TRAITS
PersistenceFair
Drought ToleranceFair

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Planting Rate (pure)6 – 10 # / A
Planting Rate (mix)2 – 4 # / A
Seeding Dates (Spring)3/1 – 5/15
Seeding Dates (Summer)8/1 – 9/15
Minimum Soil pH5.5
Primary UsePure grass or hay or grass/legume mixtures

 

Performance Data – Forage Yield
VarietyLoc/Yrs%Mean
Derby17104
Colt17102
Clair1797
Climax1796

 

Performance Data – Forage Quality
VarietyNo. Cuts%CP%MeanRFV%Mean
Derby312.795101100
Colt313.51019999
Clair312.795104103
Climax314.4107102101

 

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