Herbs

Chicory is well known as a high quality, active forage, with well documented research showing excellent liveweight gains on cattle, lambs and deer. Chicory is best suited to fertile, free draining soils in areas of minimum average rainfall of 600mm. It has a very deep tap root (1-2m) making it a very drought tolerant plant. It is also tolerant od soil acidity. Chicory can be sown it 5 kg/ha with legume and at 1-2 kg/ha in a standard pasture mix or with a multiple grazing brassica.

Chicory

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Chicory is well known as a high quality, active forage, with well documented research showing excellent liveweight gains on cattle, lambs and deer. Chicory is best suited to fertile, free draining soils in areas of minimum average rainfall of 600mm. It has a very deep tap root (1-2m) making it a very drought tolerant plant. It is also tolerant of soil acidity. 

Plantain

Plantain

Plantain is a mineral-rich grazing herb. It is increasingly valuable component for supply of minerals and dry matter production, particularly in drier regions and less fertile conditions. Plantain is a fast establishing species and will be productive and persistent over a wide range of soils and climatic conditions. This includes less fertile soils and especially dryland regions - 450mm+