PRODUCTS

Stylosanthes Macrocephala x S. Capitata CV. Campo Grande

Native to Central and South America; S. Capitata grows erect, reaching up to 1.5 m tall and has rounded leaves and flowers ranging from yellow to beige. S. Macrocephala grows semi-erect but can be slightly erect as it searches for light. S. Macrocephala has pointed leaves. Its height and flowers are similar to S. Capitata, but it flowers early and matures approximately one month before S. Capitata.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Estilosantes Campo-Grande
  • Growth: Erect
  • Land Cover: Good
  • Fertility Requirements: Low
  • Quality of Forage: High
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Shade Tolerance: -
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Low
  • Disease Resistance: Resistant to Anthrachnose Fungi
  • Pest Resistance: Resistant to leafhoppers
  • Drying: -
  • Deferral: -
  • Haying: Sui
  • Silage: -
  • Consortia: Grasses
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agropastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle
  • Pasture Establishment: Slow
  • Seeding Density: 2,5 - 3kg/ha (70 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): -
  • Seeding depth: 2,5cm
  • Germination: 4 to 10 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: -
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: -
  • Expected Animal Performance: Good