Dicantium

Main characteristics:

  • Dense foliage and very good palatability.
  • Stands short waterlogging periods.
  • 60-70 cm height.
  • Good reseeding capacity.
  • Aggressive species and tolerant to overgrazing.
  • Very good aptitude to haymaking.
  • Apt for rearing and cattle termination.
Regions: 1 - 4
Rainfall: 800 - 1500 mm.
Planting density: 5-6 kg. ha/year
Seeding season Spring
Production: 8 – 11 tons/DM/ha/year
Soils: Loam, clay loam.