Swede - Airlie

  • Pedigree inbreeding with selection for yield and resistance to powdery mildew
  • Multiplication of F6 family to produce uniform inbred-line cultivar


Marian x (Regent x Broadland)


Purple skin, cream flesh and intermediate shape (between globe and tankard)
High fresh yields at low dry-matter content 
Good resistance to powdery mildew

Cattle and Sheep

High yields of fresh food throughout autumn and winter from May/June sowing
Graze in situ by sheep with electric fence to reduce wastage
Lift, store and feed (ideally chopped) to beef cattle

Other Info

Autumn and early winter 
Recommend sowing Grade H seed with precision drill and covering with fleece or Wondermesh to control root flies