Tenho adds palatability, spring growth, health and winter hardiness to the stand. Tenho has been selected for its high performance, and strong range of characteristics. With good persistence and late maturity, Tenho works great for haying and is equally suited for pasture mixes and straight Timothy hay stands. Tenho also offers good disease resistance, making it a great choice for Timothy growers.
Tenho is highly adaptable timothy showing very good yield and quality performance through Northern America, Scandinavia and Russia. Tenho is intermediate to late in heading and has stable yield distribution through the growing season. In Canadian registration trials it has outyielded the standard variety Climax with 10 % both in first cut and regrowth. The persistence of Tenho is exceptionally high in conditions of cold winters due to excellent winter hardiness. Energy value and protein content of Tenho is high.