The Consol cultivar of African lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) is a hardy perennial grass with special attributes as both a pasture plant and a soil binder. Its main growing season is from mid spring to mid autumn.
The contents of this Primefact include information on the following:
- description of Consol lovegrass;
- uses - stock use, soil conservation and weed control, reduced soil acidity, water use and salinity control;
- sowing - sowing time, seeding rates, germination, establishment, weed control, sowing approval;
- seed production - burning, irrigation, fertiliser, harvest, seed yields, seed quality.