HSR Brutus

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New Brutus from HSR Seeds is a 105 day soft feed/silage maize, Brutus is a hybrid that has extremely high water use efficiency and exceptional yield for its maturity. It has an Early–season growth habit that allows versatility and flexibility in sowing and harvest. It is designed for the maize grower who wants a crop that stands well, has a ‘Brut’ of cob, with an excellent silage yield/quality or high yielding stockfeed maize grain.

Planting Populations

85,000 to 100,000 (GRAIN 75-100 K)


Best grown from all over various environments throughout New Zealand.
Growers looking for a reliable, high yielding, excellent disease tolerant and standability package in an early-maturing maize hybrid, should be growing Brutus. Producing high quality “starchy” feed grain and silage yields. Farmers that want a stable hybrid that has performed exceptionally well across quicker environments in trialling should look at Brutus.

Plant Type 105 Days CRM
Silage or Grain
Yield Potential Excellent yields with unbelievable disease package.
Plant Height Tall plant with large root structure for high WUE.
Grain Type Dent x Dent highly digestible feed grain. High Starch content in grain and silage.
General Comments Solid yields under various conditions.
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