Profile

HURRICANE is an absolutely top variety concerning yields. In the first cut, HURRICANE reaches a best score concerning dry matter yield. The variety shows a high persistence and has a low susceptibility for rust.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, FR, LU, NL, UK

  • great yield, especially in the first cut
  • widely recommended throughout Europe
  • excellent rust resistance

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
7
high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
8
high to very high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium
Dry matter yield total
7
high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
8
high to very high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium

Plant stand development

Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
3
low
Susceptibility to rust
3
low

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

Classification according to the descriptive variety list - Bundessortenamt (federal plant variety office, Germany) 2020 and our own results.

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

Classification according to the descriptive variety list - Bundessortenamt (federal plant variety office, Germany) 2020 and our own results.

All specified informations, recommendations and representations mentioned here are made to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee of completeness or accuracy. We cannot guarantee that the properties described are repeatable. All information is provided as an aid to decision-making. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description. Mixture compositions may change if individual varieties are not available. As of 01/2021. Subject to change without notice.