• Excellent drought tolerance
  • Highly palatable
  • Good disease resistance and insect tolerance
  • High yielding
  • Sowing Rate 1-10 kg/ha
  • Days to Grazing From 56 To 75
  • Growing Seasons Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Grazing Seasons Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
  • Grazing Method Rotational Grazed – Medium Term
  • Rainfall Minimum 500mm per annum
  • Pasture Life 6 mths - 2years
  • Soil Fertility Low (Olsen P 10-15)

Produces highly nutritious feed from spring to late autumn

Puna II is a true perennial chicory bred for improved animal performance. It delivers premium quality feed and a high dry matter yield. Puna II is ideally suited to dairy pastures and finishing systems due to its semi-erect growth habit. It has a fast regrowth after grazing, especially if rotationally grazed.

Puna II chicory is a  broad-leaved, perennial forage herb bred from true perennial chicory parents. Puna II chicory has high nutritional quality, improved regrowth after grazing and improved persistence.

Puna II chicory

Grazing management

Chicory should be rotationally grazed for best performance and persistence. Hard grazing, particularly in wet conditions, may cause damage to the crown and can affect production and persistence.


Minimum 500mm rainfall per annum unless irrigated

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