Tall Wheat Grass (Thinopyrum Ponticum)

  • Tussock forming perennial grass
  • Suitable for moderately saline and poorly drained sites
  • Doesn’t tolerate frequent inundation
  • Summer moist duplex or heavy soils suit best
  • Grows in warmer months & sets seed from January to March
  • Moderately drought tolerant
  • Sow in early spring or autumn
  • Seedlings are slow to emerge so early control of weeds and pests is essential
  • Graze lightly in first year, then rotationally once established
  • Increase productivity with Nitrogen fertiliser
MIN RAINFALL (mm)

SEEDING RATE (kg/ha):
Moderate Salinity
High Salinity

350

10-15
15-20