October 2021 Coarse Orchard Grass Report
The 2021 Ultra Premium Coarse Orchard Grass we have in stock is currently a first cut. Like last year our 2021 Coarse Orchard is on the soft side. This season was very warm which stressed the plants, they did not grow as fast as normal, this caused the harvest to be forced to be early in the plants normal growth cycle, which was later in the season. It is absolutely beautiful hay, however it is a little soft for Coarse Orchard Grass.
Here is the report on what we have in stock:
Overall Rating: 8/10
Harvest: First cut of pure Orchard Grass, it was harvested in June of 2021.
Location: Northern California
Color: Deep Blue Green
Stems/Stalks: Few stalks and those that are present are very moderate in thickness. Some of the stalks are lighter in color.
Leaves: Abundance of leaves that are broad and beautiful
Seed Heads/Flowers: Moderate seed heads that are fairly small in size.
Leaf Crush: Very minimal
Brown Leaf: Almost none
Summary: This year's Coarse Orchard Grass is an okay example of what Coarse Orchard Grass should be. The only reason it doesn't receive a 10/10 is because of a the little bit of brown leaf found scattered throughout and that, like last year, it's on the softer side.