New Bayou Kale
Bayou Kale is a new, highly digestible, highly productive brassica that is known for its large, palatable leaves.
Bayou is well suited to beef, dairy and sheep grazing systems, as well as wildlife, making an excellent, high energy feed that is a preferred forage for livestock and wildlife alike.
With up to 25% protein in its leaves, Kale provides grazing animals a very nutritive and plentiful diet, producing up to 10 tons of leafy forage per acre.
Bayou Kale is quick establishing with very good winter-hardiness and excellent regrowth.
Bayou Kale makes a great companion to other species in wildlife plots for an extended grazing period into the fall and early winter seasons.
Bayou Kale has low-fiber and shorter, thicker stems for readily available digestibility with leaves that offer very high energy and low fiber thus start grazing livestock for no more than 1-2 hours per day to start with.
Plant at 1/4″ depth.
Always conduct a soil test prior to planting. Plant in the spring after the soil reaches 50 degrees.
150-200 days to maturity.