Pasture options after a coastal flood


Pasture species differ in their ability to survive inundation and water-logging.

Sensitivity to waterlogging also varies with temperature, so a flood in summer kills pasture much quicker than a winter flood.

This Primefact covers the following topics:

  • What pastures might survive a flood?
  • What if I do nothing?
  • Replanting - how, when and what to plant
  • How to plant
  • Seed rates
  • Fertiliser
  • Weeds after the flood
  • Pasture improvement cautions


Primefact 782

Published: Jan 2009