Wallaby grass

Name: Wallaby grass (Austrodanthonia spp.)

A perennial drought tolerant year long green native grass. Will tolerate low soil fertility but will respond to fertiliser applications if soil is deficient in nutrients. Sow in late autumn/early winter, no deeper than 0.5 cm.

Minimum average annual rainfall; 400 mm Southern NSW, 500 mm Northern NSW
Sowing rate: 0.3–2.0 kg/ha.
Select varities: On the basis of  adaptation to soil type. Seed is very scarce and expensive.

Taranna (A richardsonii), suited to medium textured soils (Premier Seeds) P

Bunderra (A bipartita), Heavy textured clay soils (Native Seeds P/L) P

Hume Native Seeds P/L

Wallaby grass