Profile

As tetraploid Red clover LARUS is a variety with medium to good winter hardiness and high persistence. The yields of the variety are also notably. This counts especially for the yields in further cuts and the high total dry matter yield in the second year of use as main crop.

National listing/Official recommendation:
CH, DE, LU

General

Ploidy Tetraploid
Ploidy Tetraploid

Agronomic properties

Beginning of flowering
2
very early to early
Stem height - full development
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Beginning of flowering
2
very early to early
Stem height - full development
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong

Tends to

Winter hardiness
4
low to medium
Lodging
6
medium to strong
Winter hardiness
4
low to medium
Lodging
6
medium to strong

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
7
high
DM yield total in 2nd year
7
high
Persistence
7
high
Dry matter yield total
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
7
high
DM yield total in 2nd year
7
high
Persistence
7
high

Quality

Crude protein content
4
low to medium
Crude protein content
4
low to medium

Vulnerabilities

Stem rot of clover
4
low to medium
Anthracnose
4
low to medium
Mildew
4
low to medium

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020 | () = Breeder rating

Stem rot of clover
4
low to medium
Anthracnose
4
low to medium
Mildew
4
low to medium

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020 | () = Breeder rating

All specified information is given to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee on completeness and correctness. Despite care we cannot guarantee that the described characteristics are repeatable / comprehensive in agricultural practice in each case. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.