Cocksfoot

Characteristics:   Cocksfood is a very persistent perennial grass. It grows relatively slow in the sowing year, but the second and subsequent years it is very vigorous. Cocksfoot growth in summertime is important. It is winter hardy and drought tolerant. It is also very suitable for hard rotational grazing by sheep. Cocksfoot perform best on […]

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Perennial Ryegrass

Diploid   Prospect: Late heading date Prospect is a dense fine-leaved cultivar with high production, suited to dairy sheep or beef systems. One of the best characteristics of prospect is it’s reliable all year around production. Prospect performed particularly well under the drought and pest conditions of New Zealand North Island.   One50: Late heading […]

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Phalaris

Characteristics:   Phalaris is a deep – rooted perennial tufted grass. Very well adapted to winter rainfall areas where rainfall is 380mm and higher. Phalaris is good drought tolerant and can handle water logging well. This grass develops slowly and therefore compete not that good with weeds at an early stage. Therefore soil must be […]

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Prairie Grass

Characteristics:   Prairie grass (Bromus) has good drought tolerance. Prairie grass also have good winter production and heat tolerance. Prairie grass will not tolerate water logging. Sowing rate: 25-30kg/ha This is a biannual grass but produces large amounts of seed which fall to the ground and germinate. Thus giving a perennial effect. Does not like […]

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Tall Fescue

Please view the fescue pamphlet below: Click here for Afrikaans Click here for English   Characteristics:   Tall Fescue is a deep rooted, robust perennial grass. It is excellent for grazing purposes especially in a mix with ryegrass, chicory and clover. It can tolerate water logging, salinity heat and drought good. Do not allow tall fescue […]

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