Also Known as: Meadow Rice Grass, Paatiitii, weeping rice grass
Height - 1m
Microlaena stipoides (NZ Native)
A grass that is native to New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines. It produces delicate, drooping stalks of spikelets. The grass grows best in acidic soils. Microlaena stipoides produces nutritious pasture for grazing livestock with the productivity of approximately 2-7 tonnes per hectare and digestibility of approximately 60-70%.
Approximate viable seed per gram:More than 200
Packet of 100 seeds $18.00
5 grams $34
50 grams $253
How to Grow
Recommended pre germination seed treatment:
Seed germinates without pre treatment.