Karolina is a variety of Tall fescue released from a Scandinavian breeding programme. Therefore, the variety performs excellent in harsh continental climates with severe winters.
Traditionally, Tall fescue shows an early growth followed by early heading. Compared with other Tall fescue varieties Karolina guarantees you an extended leaf production due to its later heading.
Karolina has an annual dry matter production similar to the variety Retu from Finland. In official trials these Tall fescues has produced almost 20% more yield than the best meadow fescue varieties. Karolina has an excellent production performance under extreme climatic conditions.
Although Tall fescue is a very winter hardy species, differences occur between varieties. In extreme
continental areas in the north and in the east of Europe the variety Karolina offers advantages compared with common Tall fescues. Due to its genetic background it is absolutely the number one variety for such conditions. The excellent adaptation and high persistency guarantees a high forage production for many years.