Panicum Maximum Jacq. Aruana 1Z-5 - This variety is ideal in areas with frost. It is also best suited for sheep and goats. It has a crude protein value up to 18%. For more information see below or contact our experts.
Has medium-sized, reaching approximately 80 cm (suitable for sheep) has great ability and quickness of tillering, with good number of basal buds resprouting after each cycle of grazing. Excellent ground cover that assists in erosion control. Foliar erect and open architecture (enabling higher incidence of solar rays).
The ability to support varies between 2 and 6.0 AU/ha in the rainy season and between 1.2and 2.5 AU/ha in dry, high fertility soils and well managed. Under these conditions the animalproductivity varies between 500 and 1,000 kg live weight/hectare/year.
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