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      Maris Kestrel Kale

      Maris Kestrel is established as the leading kale variety in the UK and is suitable for all classes of stock.

      Sow at  5 to 7.5kg/ha (2 to 3kg/acre) from May to the end of June. Feed from November to the following February.

      Main uses

      • Ideal for out-wintering
      • Good later summer/early autumn feed for cattle or sheep
      • Solution to late-season grazing deficits

      Key benefits

      • Outstanding leaf-to-stem ratio
      • High whole plant D-value
      • Vigorous early growth
      • Resistant to lodging
      • Good winter hardiness
      Sowing rate 5 to 7.5kg/ha (2 to 3kg/acre)
      Sowing time May to late June
      Sowing depth 15mm (½ inch)
      Sowing instructions –       Drill into a fine tilth

      –       Moist and warm soil conditions

      –       Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact

       

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