Ultra Early

Following the extreme conditions of 2012, there is likely to be more interest in this area of the market in subsequent years.  The earliest varieties can be planted in the most marginal of areas, although growers in these areas should consider the alternatives:  


Catch Crop Ryegrass



Sergio is a very uniform three-way cross variety bred by KWS. Yield has been consistent across England, Wales, N.Ireland and Denmark over the last four seasons. It has performed particularly well in the more challenging seasons of 2012 and 2015 where its impressive vigour has given it a serious advantage. In trials it has exhibited very high starch content as well as good cell wall digestibility.   

Technical Data


  • Exceptional early vigour
  • Early grain development
  • Very high yield of high ME
  • Very stable
  • Very good disease resistance
  • Good wrapper leaf cover