Medium leaf size
Apex has a medium-small leaf size, the same as Huia, but has significantly more stolon growing points, for improved drought and pest tolerance.
A key feature of Apex is its improved persistence. A four year trial under grazing in the Waikato showed Apex has excellent persistence into the fourth year, with the highest fourth year yields.
Apex has shown high yields in sheep grazing trials, particularly in the winter-spring and autumn periods.