Kikuyu (Pennisetum Clandestinum)

  • Prostrate grass spread by runners
  • Best suited to light to medium fertile soils
  • Summer soil moisture is essential
  • Tolerates heavy soils and waterlogging
  • Produces stabilising ground cover
  • Grows from spring to first frost in winter
  • Moderate frost tolerance
MIN RAINFALL (mm)
SEEDING RATE (kg/ha)
pH CaCl2
SOWINING DEPTH (mm)
400
1
3.7
10 or less