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Mekong Briz antha

Product Description:

Mekong Briz antha brachiaria provides up to 8/9 months of vegetative growth due to late flowering/only flowering once a year. It is tolerant of short-term flooding and waterlogging as well as salinity and acidic soils. Featuring a tall growth habit, Mekong can provide quality hay and dry matter production.

Mekong is highly palatable and persistent under heavy grazing during the wet season and can, provide good growth through the dry season.


  • Adapted to a wide range of soil types
  • Aggressive against weeds
  • High dry matter production
  • Persistent under intensive grazing
  • Strong compatibility with tropical grasses and legumes
  • Tolerant to periods of waterlogging.

For more information refer to the PGG Wrightson website.

Fast facts:

Sowing Rate 8-10kg/ha as a sole pasture & 3-5kg/ha as a mixed pasture
Growing Seasons Autumn, Spring, Summer
Grazing Seasons Spring, Summer, Autumn
Grazing Method Rotational Grazed – Long Term
Rainfall Minimum 500mm per annum
Pasture Life 5 years+
Soil Fertility High (Olsen P 20+)