• High yielding, giant type kale
  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Good Aphid tolerance
  • A proven and reliable kale for New Zealand grazing systems
  • Excellent tolerance to frost
  • First and second crop option
Farm Type
  • Sowing Rate 4 kg/ha
  • Days to Grazing From 150 to 220
  • Growing Seasons Spring, Summer
  • Grazing Seasons Autumn, Winter
  • Potential Yield 17,000 kgDM/ha
  • Utilisation 70%

Gruner kale is a high yielding, giant type kale with excellent winter hardiness and good Aphid tolerance. Gruner is a suitable option when high dry matter yield is required to feed and maintain a higher stocking rate.

Kale type: Giant type
Number of grazings: 1

An established paddock of Gruner kale.

Reon Hamilton Gruner

“Gruner kale is a cheap, reliable feed for my cows,” says Reon. Reon and his partner are in their second season as 50/50 sharemilkers on a 90 ha property at Outram, near Dunedin, calving 270 cows. About 190 dry cows are wintered on the farm.

Reon Hamilton, outram, otago