Grasses

A wide range of annual & perennial grass types suitable for various objectives. Grasses form some of the most popular grazing options. As a cover crop they build high levels of organic matter, cycle nutrients, & protect the soil. Their quick establishment assists in weed suppression & reducing soil erosion. 

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Sorghum spp

Sorghum X Sudan grass hybrid. Erect, tall-growing, summer annual. Planted for biomass, and grazing of livestock.

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Paspalum notatum

Summer growing perennial grass. Highly adaptable. Provides good soil cover.

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Eragrostis curvula

Densely tufted perennial forage crop - used for pasture & hay production. Used for erosion control & stabilising soil.

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Eragrostis tef

Annual, tufted grass ideal for hay production. Often used for erosion control.

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Digitaria eriantha

Summer growing perennial forage crop. Highly adaptable, tufted grass. Indigenous to Southern Africa.

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Cynodon dactylon

Strong perennial grass - with stolons and rhizomes. Used for grazing, ground cover in orchards, and erosion control.

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Lolium multiflorum

Annual, tufted grass - usually planted under irrigation. Used for grazing and silage.

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Cenchrus ciliaris

Summer growing perennial forage crop. Tufted with short rhizomes. Very drought resistant.

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Zea mays

Open Pollinated Maize. Used for grain, grazing, and silage production. Provides bulk to cover crop mixtures.

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Anthephora pubescens

Also known as Bottle Brush Grass. Tufted summer-growing perennial forage crop.

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Festuca arundinacea

Tufted, perennial grass that is best adapted to cool-season production. Grows strongly during Spring and Autumn.

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Pennisetum clandestinum

Perennial summer grass used for permanent pasture, sillage, or turf. 

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Pennisetum glaucum

Babala is a tall-growing, summer annual. Deep rooted, and adapted to varied growing conditions.

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Secale cereale

Annual temperate grass or cereal crop, grown for either forage or grain. Autumn, Winter, or Spring production.

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Avena sativa / Avena strigosa

Annual, temperate grass or cereal used as a cover crop or for forage - as grazing, hay or silage.

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Dactylis glomerata

Tufted, perennial grass that is best adapted to cool-season production. Strong growth in Spring and Autumn.

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Chloris gayana

Summer growing perennial forage crop. Deep-rooted, tufted plants, with stolons. Highly adaptable. Indigenous to Southern Africa.

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Triticosecale

Annual, temperate grass or cereal - used for forage (grazing, baling, or silage) or grain.

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Lolium perenne

Most widely grown cool-season grass in the world - in cool, temperate areas. Leaves are nutritious and highly digestible.

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Hordeum vulgare

Annual, temperate grass or cereal suited to various climates - used for forage (grazing, baling, or silage) or grain.

Panicum maximum

Also known as Buffalo Grass. Summer-growing perennial species. Highly variable tufted grass.