Lolium perenne

Perennial ryegrass

Excellent yield for cutting and grazing with a very good persistency

SWAN is an all-round variety. It is very persistent, has a very good rust resistance and had a solid winter hardiness.

Very good yield all over the year

Besides that the yield is much better than average. This means that even if you try, you will not find any weak point in this variety. Combining all those good characters, SWAN is the variety to choose if you need and strong all-round variety in a mixture.

Excellent for grazing and cutting

SWAN can be used in different management systems, in grazing as well as in cut regimes and all possible managements in between. SWAN gives you flexibility to use your grassland they way you want. With its good rust resistance it stay much more tastfull for the cows what results in a higher intake and less cost of concentrates. The high yielding variety gives more grass and more milk per hectare.

  • Top listed on the recommended list in The Netherlands and United Kingdom
  • Good persistency, less weed invasion.
  • Good first cut and good total yield
  • Year round tastfull grass


Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Ground cover
Rust tolerance
Salt tolerance
Winter hardiness
Spring growth

Performance in the Netherlands

Source: Dutch Recommend Forage list 2021

Yield in the Netherlands

Source: Dutch Recommend Forage list 2021
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