P8200 is a tall, large stature, intermediate maturity hybrid ideally suited to cultivation on a wide range of sites under film. It is also suitable for sowing on favourable sites in the open. P8200 has given very high dry matter yields of silage with good starch content. P8200 dries down very quickly once it reaches physiological maturity. P8200 has shown consistency in the UK and Ireland over years with very different weather patterns.

Primary End Use


Hybrid Characteristics

  • Tall, large stature hybrid
  • Usually double cobs when grown under film

Grown in the Open

  • On favourable locations

Grown using the Samco System

  • On all but the least favourable sites in Uk & Ireland
  • Switch to an earlier hybrid if planting is delayed past second week in May


Samco System

Hybrid Specific Agronomic Advice

* Based on 1-9 scale where 9 = good and 1 = poor
**   Assumes plant establishment losses of less than 5% 
*** Film penetration varies with conditions and film type; use films approved by Samco or Maizetech