- Sold as: Seed
- Sold by: kg
Cleaned and graded, 2 tonne available in 25Kg bags [ 80 bags @ $750 + gst ono]
Palatable and nutritious.
Adapted to a wide range of acid and alkaline soil types.
Tolerant of low soil fertility.
Deep root system capable of extracting water and nutrients from depth.
Tolerant of heavy grazing.
Low bloat risk.
Suppresses herbicide resistant weeds such as annual ryegrass and radish in cropping systems.
Seed spread by livestock.
High hard seed levels (>99%) protect against false breaks and assist long-term persistence.
Few insect or disease problems.
Ideal species for ley farming systems (1:1 rotation)
Suitable for growing under trees or vines
Not suited to heavy textured soils
Not suited to areas prone to prolonged waterlogging.
Few suitable herbicides for broadleaf weed control.
More susceptible to aphids than is serradella.
May cause photosensitisation in sheep.