Centrosema pubescens (CP)

Centrosema pubescens (CP)



PLANT CHARACTER
Perennial, trailing-climbing herb with strong tendency to root at nodes of trailing stems. Will spread from stolons.

 

 

 

 

 

PLANT CHARACTER

Perennial, trailing-climbing herb with strong tendency to root at nodes of trailing stems. Will spread from stolons.

USES
Soil cover, grazed mixtures, animal feed and nitrogen fixer

GROWTH HABIT
Prefers well-drained soils. Able to withstand heavy shade. Drought tolerant

PLANTING TYPE & SEEDING RATE
Monoculture-5kg/ha. Mixture- 2kg/ha

PLANTING METHOD
Drill or in holes

DRY MATTER PRODUCTION
7-12t/ha/year

NO. OF SEEDS/KG
39,000 - 39,700 Seeds
Soil cover, grazed mixtures, animal feed and nitrogen fixer

GROWTH HABIT
Prefers well-drained soils. Able to withstand heavy shade. Drought tolerant

PLANTING TYPE & SEEDING RATE
Monoculture-5kg/ha. Mixture- 2kg/ha

PLANTING METHOD
Drill or in holes

DRY MATTER PRODUCTION
7-12t/ha/year

NO. OF SEEDS/KG
39,000 - 39,700 Seeds