Strickland fingergrass

Name: Strickland fingergrass (Digitaria milanjiana)

Perennial stoloniferous summer growing grass suited to a range of soils but finding special application on light to medium textured soils. Once established can survive prolonged periods of drought. It will withstand waterlogging but not prolonged flooding. It is very palatable to all types of livestock, particularly in the early stages of growth. It makes excellent high digestible hay.

Minimum average
annual rainfall:
600 mm.
Sowing rate:

Bare seed 2 to 4 kg/ ha

Sowing rates for coated seed will need to be adjusted to allow for the weight of the coat.


Strickland P (Progressive Seeds)