Swede - Lomond

High yielding general purpose swede.

The variety was added to the National List in 2006 and is protected by Plant Breeder’s Rights.

  • Single seed descent 
  • Multiplication of F7 family to produce uniform inbred-line cultivar


Airlie x Invitation


Purple skin and yellow flesh with intermediate shape
Very high yields of dry-matter at medium dry-matter content
Clubroot resistance from Invitation 
Powdery mildew resistance from both parents

Cattle and Sheep

Autumn and winter 
Finishing lambs or winter maintenance
Graze in situ by sheep with electric fence to reduce wastage
Lift, store and feed to beef cattle

Other Info

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