Hybrid Napier Grass CO5 (Fodder Seeds)
- Minimum Order Quantity: 10000 Unit
- Type: Natural
- Pack Size: 6x6 Inch
- Pack Type: Carton Box
Hybrid Napier CO5 grass is one of the widely cultivated fodder grasses because of its high Nutritive value. This grass is an Inter specific hybrid between Elephant grass and Bajra grass.Compared to other fodder crops Hybrid Napier CO5 is one of the highest yielding fodder grass and considered as cut and carry forage for all stall feeder systems.
This grass grows throughout the year and it can be grown on a variety of soils.Compared to other fodder crops Hybrid Napier CO5 grass is a perennial grass which can be retained on field for 4 to 5 years. Hybrid Napier CO5 grass produces numerous leaves. It has larger leaves, softer and less persistent hairs of leaf blades and sheaths and less sharp leaf edges.It is juicier and succulent at all stages of growth.
Plough with an iron plough two to three times to obtain good tilth. Form ridges and furrows using a ridger 60 cm apart.This grass is planted by rooted slips or by stem cuttings.
Immediately after planting, give life irrigation on the third day and thereafter once in 10 days. Sewage or waste water can also be used for irrigation.
The first cut is taken from 60 to 75 days after planting and subsequent cuts are taken after intervals of 30 to 45 days.
Green Fodder Yeild:
7 to 8 cuttings per year and 25 to 30 tons per cutting depending upon the soil.