- It is highly productive and can produce improved live weight gain in livestock
- Improved dry matter production and quality at key times of the year. Tonic plantain can produce over 15 tonnes of dry matter per ha per year
- Tonic has a positive impact on animal performance by improving the supply of some trace elements
- Ideally suited to intensive or rotational grazing systems, with rapid regrowth post grazing in dry summers
Plantain suits a range of soil types and can be grown on its own or mixed with a grass and clover ley.
Tonic Plantain is a broad-leaved perennial herb with a fibrous root system that can produce a forage crop that can be fed to both cows and sheep.
As herbs, both Tonic Plantain and Puna II Chicory are ideal companions in multi-species swards along with other grasses and legumes