Getting the best out of Builder
Builder is an early maturing spring oilseed rape hybrid with the highest gross output and oil content currently available.
Introduction to seeds
View all the facts and statistics for Builder, and see how its performance compares to other varieties in the same class
|Gross output||102%||Very high|
|Seed yield||101%||Very high|
|Oil %||45.5%||Very High|
|Soil types||No differences known|
|Sowing date||Mid-March - mid-April|
|Sowing method||No differences known|
|Harvest method||Desiccation or swathing|
|Earliness of flowering||early||late|
|Earliness of maturity||early||late|
Ease of management
Builder has a vigorous growth habit which aids rapid establishment and resilience to pest attack.
It is medium tall, combining a higher biomass characteristic than the older hybrids which helps to build its high yields. It flowers early and benefits from medium-early maturity allowing the full development of its high oil content before a reasonably timed harvest.
It has shown consistent performance over several years of testing in official trials.
Red = Low: 1–4 Orange = Medium: 5–6 Green = High 7–9
Higher scores reflect that the variety shows the characteristic to a higher degree. Data extracted from AHDB DL 2018/19
Performance and income
Builder delivers very high returns through a combination of high seed yield plus exceptional oil bonus.
Where to buy our seed
Below you will find where Builder is available to purchase