Shaw Creeping vigna


Shaw Creeping Vigna (Vigna parkeri)


Perennial. Most growth in summer and autumn. Prostrate, twining growth. Suited to moist, well‑drained soils but does not tolerate sustained waterlogging. Moderately susceptible to frost and drought, but after drought it can regenerate from its soil seed reserves. It is tolerant of heavy grazing. Slow to establish. Has poor drought tolerance. Sow from September to March (preferably early spring and mid summer).

Sowing rate:

Mixtures 0.5–2.0 kg/ha.

Minimum average
annual rainfall:

(Summer dominant) 1100 mm.

Shaw creeping vigna