Kōrero: Pastures



Kikuyu grass thrives in the subtropical, frost-free northern part of New Zealand. In summer the horizontal stolons (stems) can grow 2.5 centimetres per day. However, the nutritional quality is only satisfactory in early summer, deteriorating rapidly during autumn. Controlling the spread of kikuyu is a major challenge for Northland farmers.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Destination Northland

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Subtropical grasses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16349/kikuyu (accessed 15 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Deric Charlton, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008