Gatton panic


Gatton panic (Panicum maximum)


Similar to green panic (see below) in most respects, but is superior to Petrie Green Panic on low fertility soils, otherwise very similar in production. Pastures dominated by panic species may cause photosensitisation.

Sowing rate:

As only species: 2–4 kg/ha

In mixtures: 1–2 kg/ha

Minimum average
annual rainfall:
500 mm
Variety: Gatton (Public variety)



Gatton Panic