Characteristics:Saltbush

  • Saltbush is an important strategic drought resistant crop.
  • Grows vegetatively during the summer with most available dry matter being available in late summer and autumn.
  • It has a problem with palatability and animals must be forced to eat it.
  • Do not allow the plant to grow too tall.
  • Graze or cut back regularly so as plant can be utilised optimally for better quality.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
USES 
Saltbush
  • Oldman
  • Jewish
  • Creeping
15-Mar | 3 -15kg 150+ The whole of
South Africa
Oct – Feb Widely adaptable to most soil types

 

 
 

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