Suited to a wide range of soil types and climatic regions including low rainfall areas, an early maturing variety like Izmir ensures persistent as it grows in the short season, flowers, and then sets seed early.
Very early to flower, Izmir will provide farmers with high winter production and extra herbage when it is needed most and fix free atmospheric Nitrogen. Izmir has very high hard seed levels, late seed softening and improved seed production.
Pasture seed sowing rate (sole): 10-20kg/ha
Pasture seed sowing rate (mixed): 6-10kg/ha
Minimum 400mm rainfall per annum unless irrigated