Powerfull and persistent

  • Meadow fescue.
  • Superb notes for yield.
  • Great competition ability.
  • Good persistency.
  • Very winterhardy variety.
  • Officially listed in: Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania, Poland.
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Oceanic climate
  • Mediterranean climate

Pradel is a variety with a wide adaptation to various climates. The variety is present on many recommended and national lists in Europe (see list below). Pradel is a reliable mixing partner for mixtures due to its good persistency and competition



Characteristics of Pradel:

  • Excellent spring growth
  • Excellent dry matter yields all over the season
  • High digestibility
  • Very high disease resistance
  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Excellent persistency
  • Excellent competition ability in a mixture


Pradel can be used for both cutting and grazing management. The variety performs also very well at higher altitudes. Particularly suited for areas with strong winters.



Festuca pratense

This species is highly acceptible to grazing animals when kept leafy. It grows best under cool, moist conditions and tolerates wet and occassionally flooded soils. It has better winter hardiness than Perennial ryegrass and is often used in assoccation with timothy, white or red clover and Lucerne.

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