Temperate Grasses

Phalaris is arguably the most widely used and most persistent perennial grass on the market. Phalaris is a deep rooted, drought tolerant perennial that is suited to a wide range of soil types. 

Perennial Ryegrass has been one of the main grass components in sheep/beef and dairy systems throughout the southern agricultural region, persistent more so where irrigation is available.

HOLDFAST Phalaris

(Phalaris aquatica)
• Most winter active variety
• Lowest alkaloid levels available
• Persistent
• Erect growth habit
• Suited to all classes of livestock

AUSTRALIAN Phalaris

(Phalaris aquatica)
• Very persistent once established
• Needs to be managed to maintain palatability
• Semi winter dormant
• Prostrate growth habit
• Summer active

WIMMERA Ryegrass

(Lolium rigidum)
• Very drought tolerant
• Extremely vigorous early growth
• Very reliable regeneration
• Thrives on all soil types
• Boasts a measure of salt tolerance
• Good low rainfall option

TETILA Ryegrass

(Lolium multiflorum)
• Very productive tetraploid annual
• Excellent winter/spring production
• Hay/silage & grazing option
• Excellent value for money
• Tolerant to heavy soils

VICTORIAN PERENNIAL Ryegrass

(Lolium perenne)
• Early maturing, persistent option
• Good drought tolerance
• Vigorous early growth
• Good production through winter, with moderate autumn/spring production

TALL WHEAT GRASS

(Elytrigia elongata)
• Well adopted to poorly drained soils of saline and alkaline nature
• Keep well grazed to maintain palatability
• Once established Tall Wheat Grass has excellent persistence
• Handles extreme waterlogging
• Very productive through spring and summer

PUCCINELLIA

(Puccinellia ciliata)
• Excellent waterlogging and salt tolerant option
• Autumn, spring & summer production
• Unique variety for reclaiming areas affected by salt
• Ideally sown as a sole species as is sensitive to seedling competition
• Good drought tolerance

VELDT GRASS

(Ehrharta calycina)
• Excellent drought tolerance option
• Thrives on deep sandy acid soils
• Prolific regenerator
• Good summer production
• Palatable to all forms of livestock
• Excellent companion for clovers

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