SS405 is a late maturing, tall silage hybrid with high tonnage yield performance. Due to a high sugar content, stalks are very sweet and juicy. It is adapted for all but the shorter, cooler growing seasons in the northern Great Plains and at higher elevations. In its northern area of use, it may not produce a head. Plant height reaches 10 to over 12 feet with very good standability. In some areas it is grown for bio-mass ethanol production.

Key Benefits

  • High tonnage
  • High sugar content
  • Good standability
  • Sweet, juicy stalks
  • 10′ to 12’+ tall
  • Good drought tolerance

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