Weeping grass (Microleana)


Weeping grass (Microlaena stipoides) Weeping rice grass


Year long green perennial grass that produces high quality forage. Spreads by seed and short rhizomes. Adapted to higher rainfall areas of Tablelands and alps throughout NSW. Suited to a wide range of soils, but is best on loams.

Seed is best sown between 1 and 2 cm deep at 3 to 5 kg/ha when soil moisture can be guaranteed following sowing. Seedling growth rate is slow for first 6 months.

Seed available:

Ovens, Bremmer, Burra, Griffin P (Native Seeds Pty. Ltd.)