Characteristics:Bahia grass

  • This is a perennial dry land grass that will do well in wet vlei areas and soils which are not all that fertile.
  • It is cold sensitive, does not like sandy soils or dry, hot climates.
  • Ergot on seed can cause abortion in cattle if ingested.
  • Clovers can be sown with paspalum.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
*PBR # EXCL
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
USES 
Bahia Grass
(Paspalum notatum)
Pensacola Drilled 8-11
Broadcast
12-20
Irrigated 20-35
600 to 750
or irrigated
Whole of
South Africa
Oct-nov
Jan-Feb
Polo fields, Horse race tracks and soil rehabilitation.

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