Jester

Medicago truncatulata

  • Hard seeded barrel medic
  • Mid season (110 days to flowering)
  • Similar maturity to Paraggio
  • Jemalong hybrid with improved performance
  • Vastly improved aphid resistance
  • Retains distinctive leaf blotch of Jemalong
  • Regenerates well after cropping phase of 1-3 years

     

    Key Features

    • Hard seeded barrel medic
    • Mid season (110 days to flowering)
    • Similar maturity to Paraggio
    • Jemalong hybrid with improved performance
    • Vastly improved aphid resistance
    • Retains distinctive leaf blotch of Jemalong
    • Regenerates well after cropping phase of 1-3 years

     

    Soil type: Sandy loam to clay loam
    Soil pH: (CaCl2) 5.7 - 8.5
    Rainfall range: 350 - 550mm
    Maturity: Mid
    Days to flowering: 110
    Hard seed level: High (90%)
    Sowing rate: Pure stand 5-12kg/ha
    Sowing rate: Mixed 2-5kg/ha

    Specifications
    Resistant to direct sunlight
    Doesn't need a lot of water
    Medics

    Medics grow best during the warmer conditions of autumn and spring, but a wet autumn will give a good bulk of feed for winter. This free-seeding annual legume is a low-growing species, prostrate but not rooting from the nodes...