Aggressive Root System
Winfred has an extensive root system, which makes it a perfect cover crop in soil improvement systems.
Winfred does not lose its leaf or stem quality in cold conditions. It is also frost tolerant. If established, Winfred is also tolerant of dry conditions. It can handle a wide variety of soil fertility and environmental conditions.
Winfred matures at 10 to 12 weeks. Winfred's early maturity makes it possible for grazing to begin in early summer. It can continue to be grazed up to three times over the summer and through early winter, in some cases.
|Seeding Rate||3–5 lbs./ac|
|Planting Dates||early spring through summer|