Characteristics:BuffaloGrass

  • An indigenous perennial grass capable of high DM production up to 12 tons per ha given the moisture in areas where frost does not occur.
  • It stays green throughout the year. (Frost Free Areas)
  • Responds well to moisture and can be used in mixtures.
  • Do not graze below 100mm.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
SOIL 
Buffalo Grass
(Panicum maximum)
Gatton
PUK P8
Drilled 2-4
Broadcast
6-8
Irrigation 5-6
450-1700
also under
irrigation
All warm summer
rainfall areas
Oct-Nov
Feb-Mar
Very adaptable
except on sandy
soils

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