Pueraria javanica (PJ)

Pueraria javanica (PJ)



PLANT CHARACTER
Perennial, twining and climbing legume. It is deep-rooted, hairy and a bit woody. Primary stem can grow up to 10m. Secondary stems grow from the nodes. Mass of foliage is between 60-75cm deep.

 

 

 

 

 

USES
Nitrogen fixer, smothers weed growth, controls erosion, retains soil moisture and attracts beneficial organisms.

GROWTH HABIT
Moderately shade tolerant. Able to survive temporary water-logging. Can withstand 4-5 months of dry season.

PLANTING TYPE & SEEDING RATE
Monoculture-10kg/ha. Mixture- 4kg/ha

PLANTING METHOD
Drill or in holes

PLANT CHARACTER
Perennial, twining and climbing legume. It is deep-rooted, hairy and a bit woody. Primary stem can grow up to 10m. Secondary stems grow from the nodes. Mass of foliage is between 60-75cm deep.

USES
Nitrogen fixer, smothers weed growth, controls erosion, retains soil moisture and attracts beneficial organisms.

GROWTH HABIT
Moderately shade tolerant. Able to survive temporary water-logging. Can withstand 4-5 months of dry season.

PLANTING TYPE & SEEDING RATE
Monoculture-10kg/ha. Mixture- 4kg/ha