|Name:||Paspalum (Paspalum dilatatum)|
Perennial. Grows mainly in spring and summer and is suited to fertile soils. Responds well to irrigation. Moderate tolerance of frost. Can become sod-bound in long-term pastures. Seed heads infected by ergot can affect stock health. White clover, strawberry clover and lotus are the main companion legumes used. In irrigated areas it is not normally sown in mixtures with grasses. Moderate tolerance of frost. Seed is often of low viability. Sow in spring to early summer, or late spring to early autumn.
|Sowing rate:||4–10 kg/ha.|
|(summer dominant) 800 mm.|