Spitfire is a modern rape created by crossing rape with kale and is a good companion to use with other fast establishing brassicas. It is a rapid growing brassica that can be used as a rescue or catch crop that will provide good cover for holding, driving and feeding game birds. It is a medium, tall variety with excellent aphid tolerance and rapid
establishment to maturity.
Average Sowing Rate: 15-25kg/ ac (6-10kg/ ha)
Arable Silage 35% Spring Barley 30% Spring Oats 25% Spring Peas 10% Spring Vetches Average Sowing Rate: 370-556kg/ac (150-225kg/ ha)