Kikuyu Grass – Whittet / Regal Grass Seed (Pennisetum clandestinum)
– for turf / lawn grass purposes!
Lawn sowing rate: 5g per sq. metre (plain / uncoated), 8g per sq. metre (coated / pelleted.)
Planting time: Sow Kikuyu Whittet / Regal seeds from September to March.
Planting method: Even cultivation of land is beneficial when sowing and weed control is necessary to establish Kikuyu grass.
Fertilization: For Kikuyu grass (based on soil analysis findings) you would require around 200kg – 250kg of P /ha, 100kg – 150kg of K /ha and 700kg – 800kg of N /ha during summer growing season. Irrigation / rainfall is essential when applying N or K chemical fertilizers.