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AGRONOMICS AND QUALITY
Hexham has stiff straw. It is a later maturing variety with excellent grain quality.
Hexham produces high yields from spring sowings. It also performs exceptionally well from autumn sowings from limited data.
Hexham produces very high yields both autumn and spring, making it an attractive option for growers.
Seed rate depends on drilling date, soil type, seed bed quality, geographic location etc. For advisory seed rates see our variety card, but also consult your agronomist.
Source: AHDB RL 2020 . www.ahdb.org.uk/rl
Hexham produces high yields when spring sown and outstanding yields when sown in the autumn. It is similar in height to KWS Kilburn and has stiff straw and excellent disease resistance.
Hexham is a later maturing variety.
With superb yields autumn and spring sown, combined with excellent agronomics, disease resistance and grain quality, Hexham is a very attractive flexible option for growers.
Hexham has excellent resistance to all diseases, particularly yellow rust and Septoria tritici.