A useful component of grazing mixtures or horse paddocks with its creeping growth habit giving a dense sward. Although it does not have the same quality and yield potential as other grasses it has valuable characteristics in some circumstances and can be cut or grazed.
Perennial 7+ Years
March to August
10t DM per ha.
Best used within a mixture of complimentary specie. Slower recovery from grazing compared with ryegrass so care should be taken not to overgraze.
Common component within amenity mixtures. A low-cost option that can provide quick green cover that might be under less management such as slopes or banks.