A perennial grass species with short rhizomes, high palatability. Sowing is by drilling or direct sowing at a depth of about 2cm. Is tolerant to the dry spell and can be grown together with centro.
Maturity: 90-120 days after sowing. seed rate: 2.4 Kgs per acre
High rainfall of about 700mm. A seed bed to be prepared and Phosphorous should be applied at sowing stage. Should be treated with concentrated sulphuric acid for 15 minutes before sowing.