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Pennisetum flaccidum

Common Name(s): Flaccid grass; kikuyu grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 200
Precipitation: 35 to 51 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 1° (F)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to coarse textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Moderate fertility and moisture requirements. Moderate drought and no salt tolerances.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage, Animal Food - fodder


Geographical Origin:
China, Soviet Middle Asia, Western Asia, Indian Subcontinent
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