Consol lovegrass


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.


Primefact 121

Published: Sep 2006