Characteristics:Prairie Grass

  • 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 heavy grazing, needs time to recover.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
SOIL 
Prairie Grass Matua 20-30kg/ha 750mm+ per year Western Cape
Eastern Cape
Eastern Free State
North West Province
Mpumalanga
KZN
Autumn(Mar-May) Adapted to well drained soil, not clay soils.

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