Bluegrass (Angleton grass)


Bluegrass (Dicanthium aristatum) = Angleton  grass


A perennial tufted grass, the species being  naturalised in parts of Queensland. It is especially adapted to cracking clay soils in summer rainfall  areas. It is drought, flood and salt tolerant, but susceptible to frost. Although it is not a prolific seed producer  under NSW conditions (very late flowering), it has the ability to thicken  vegetatively. It has reasonable seedling vigour.

Sowing rate:

2–4 kg/ha.

Minimum average
annual rainfall:
(Summer dominant) 500 mm. Sowing rate