Characteristics:lespedeza-1

  • A warm season legume for grazing and hay production.
  • No problem with bloat.
  • Will do on low- lying heavy soils, which are inclined to get waterlogged now and again.
  • Cut for hay at 30- 45cm in height. Can get three cuttings per season yielding 2-4 tons per ha. Graze at 20cm height.
  • Sometimes known as “poor mans” lucerne.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
*PBR # EXCL
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
SOIL 
Lespedeza # Au Lotan
Au Grazer
20-35 600+ Summer rainfall
areas
Early spring Widely adapted to
most soil types, even poor soils

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