SF Force 4™

SF Force 4™ comprises multi-stemmed plants with an upright growth habit. It maintains high numbers of leaves along its stems. SF Force 4™ shows good early growth and long term persistence, and has excellent cold and drought tolerance.

Agronomic features:
  • New Zealand’s favourite lucerne
  • Winter activity rating of 4
  • High leaf to stem ratio
  • Robust variety under cutting and grazing
  • Quality forage with high yields
Pest and disease ratings
BGA
Blue Green Aphid
SN
Stem Nematode
RKN
Root-knot Nematode
PRR
Phytophthora Root Rot
VW
Verticillium Wilt
BW
Bacterial Wilt
FW
Fusarium Wilt
MR R R HR HR R HR

Feed available

On the international lucerne dormancy scale of 1-10 (1 = highly winter dormant, 10 = highly winter active) SF Force 4™ is a winter dormant variety. SF Force 4™ produces large amounts of high quality feed, through mid-late spring, summer and autumn.

Stock suitability

All stock types.

Sowing rate

8-12kg/ha
of freshly inoculated seed. Up to 6kg/ha in mixes.

“SF Force 4™.
IT’S A PARTY ANIMAL
– IT ARRIVES EARLY AND LEAVES LATE, SO IT’S REALLY PUSHED THE SHOULDERS OF THE SEASON OUT FOR US.”