Fleet Meadow Brome is more tolerant to grazing with a bunch type growth habit, higher in both yield and forage quality when compared to smooth bromes. Fleet Meadow Brome also has excellent palatability and is a super dry weather plant. Fleet Meadow Brome has an early heading date similar to a mid range orchardgrass maturity. Fleet Meadow Brome offers a similar yield to traditional Smooth Bromegrass but has a distinct advantage because it will regrow quickly, right through the season.
- More tolerant to grazing and higher in both yield and forage quality
- It has excellent palatability and is a super dry-weather grass
- Heading date similar to mid-range orchardgrass
Fleet Meadow Brome
Improved Fleet Meadow Brome is quick to establish and provides a high quality, high yielding forage that works well as a companion with alfalfa.
Recommended seeding depth is 1/4″ to 1/2″ and seeding rates of 25-35 lbs/Acre or 10-20 lbs/Acre in mixes. Fleet Meadow Brome has larger seed size than other grasses so attention to drill calibration is important. The growth patterns of Fleet Meadow Brome, in general, do well when planted as a companion with alfalfa.
Fleet Meadow Brome require high fertility levels and well-drained soils. Fleet Meadow Brome will persist if allowed to go to seed once every season.
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