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White Buffalo Grass / Witbuffel Gras
Panicum maximum cv. Tanzania
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TANZANIA

White Buffalo Grass / Witbuffel Gras

Panicum maximum cv. Tanzania

Tanzania, also known as White Buffalo, Witbuffel or Wit buffel, is a tropical perennial forage grass with high demands in soil fertility. It has a high dry matter production. It is well accepted by a variety of grazing animals. Cattle consistently show a greater weight gain when grazing on Tanzania, in comparison to other Panicum species. It can be used for grazing or for silage. It requires good management and fertilization to reach its full potential.

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Product Details

Origin: Africa
Scientific name: Panicum maximum cv. Tanzania
Common name: White buffalo grass
Vegetative cycle: Perennial
Soil fertility: High
Growth habit: Tussocks
Height: 1.6 m
Utilisation: Direct grazing, Hay-making & Silage
Type of animal: Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Goats, Game
Digestibility: Excellent
Palatability: Excellent
Rainfall requirements: > 500 mm/year
Drought tolerance: Medium
Cold tolerance: Medium – High
Crude protein content: 12 – 16%
Plant date: October – February
Planting equipment: Hand, Fine seed sower, Fert. spreader
Sowing depth: 10 – 15 mm
Seeds per hectare: 6 kg/Ha
Growth point above soil: 30cm 
Forage production: 25 – 30 ton DM/ha/year
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