Silage Proven
Product Information
A stress tolerant product that has high yield potential, LG5501 has average Goss’s Wilt tolerance, and good performance south of its primary adapted zone. Very uniform, medium height and a good commercial look.
  • Excellent performance in western dryland environments with good ear flex.
  • Girthy consistent ears with fast drydown at harvest and produces very good test weight grain.
  • Very good heat and drought tolerance with solid agronomics and disease protection; average Goss's Wilt scores.
  • Fungicides are recommended in high disease environments and when planted in continuous corn.
Plant Characteristics
Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 8 Drydown 9 Staygreen 6 Drought Tolerance 9 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 6 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1280 GDD - Silk 1254 GDD - Black Layer 2508 Plant Height M Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID
Management Tips
Strong performance across the Corn Belt with high management with good southern adaptation. Has the ear flex to use in the High Plains dryland environments. Fungicide is recommended in high disease environments.
Management Practices
Low Populations 7 Medium Populations 8 High Populations 8 Marginal Soil 8 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 7 Adapt To No Till 8 Planting Rate 26-36,000
Disease Ratings
Northern Leaf Blight 7 Southern Leaf Blight N/A Gray Leaf Spot 6 Goss's Bacterial Wilt 5 Anthracnose 7 Tar Spot N/A Common Rust 8 Southern Rust N/A Fungicide Response High
Herbicide Interaction
None noted