Monaro

Long-term Pastures

High Rainfall (750 mm+)

Sowing Rate

Phalaris

2 kg/ha

Tall Fescue

4 - 5 kg/ha

Sub Clover

4 kg/ha

White Clover

0.5 - 1 kg/ha

 

Moderate Rainfall (600 mm+)

Sowing Rate

Phalaris

2 kg/ha

Cocksfoot

2 kg/ha

Sub clover

4 - 5 kg/ha

Optional

 

Perennial ryegrass

0.5 - 1 kg/ha

 

Low Rainfall (<600 mm)

Sowing Rate

Phalaris

2 kg/ha

Cocksfoot

2 kg/ha

Sub clover

4 kg/ha

Short-term Pasture (2-4 years)

Perennial Ryegrass

6 kg/ha

Sub Clover

4 kg/ha

White Clover

0.5 kg/ha

Optional

 

Red Clover

1 - 2 kg/ha

Lucerne Pure

Dryland

4 - 6 kg/ha

Irrigated

8 - 12 kg/ha

Acid Soils (pH <4.5 CaCl2)

Cocksfoot

2 kg/ha

Tall Fescue

4 kg/ha

Sub Clover

5 kg/ha

Optional

 

Serradella

1 - 2 kg/ha

Wet Areas

Phalaris

2 - 3 kg/ha

Fescue

4 - 6 kg/ha

Strawberry clover

1 kg/ha

White Clover

0.5 kg/ha

Sub Clover

2 - 3 kg/ha

Optional

 

Lotus

1 - 2 kg/ha

Paspalum

2 - 4 kg/ha

Salty Areas

Tall wheat grass

6 - 10 kg/ha

Puccinellia

2 - 4 kg/ha

Strawberry Clover

2 - 3 kg/ha

White Clover

0.5 kg/ha

Optional

 

Lotus

1 - 2 kg/ha

Paspalum

2 - 4 kg/ha