DISCLAIMER: Kikuyu grass seed is available but by law shipments are restricted to the states of Arizona, Hawaii and the southern counties of California. About 400,000 seeds/kg. Please contact us for pricing and information. The legume cannot grow well in altitudes below 1700m and annual rainfall cannot be less than 875mm. This type of grass should be grown for all lawns in full or partial shade. In fact, I had to sieve through with my fingers to find any seed. Handles tough temperature, wear, part shade and drought conditions. But it can be used in crop pasture integrated systems where the grass seed is oversown on maize crop planted earlier for the production of high quality forage in the off season. It is most suitable for homes, offices and recreation. Take a look at a comparison of the different grass seeds we stock. Bunnings used to sell a Brunnings 100% Kikuyu seed product. Mixed seeds are blended with cheaper Rye Grass and other types, so you get less quality Kikuyu grass growing per square metre. Well manicured Arabic grass lawn in Nairobi, Kenya Where should Arabic grass be grown. Seeds: The kikuyu grain (caryopsis) is dark brown, ovoid in shape, about 2.5 mm long and 1.5 mm broad. Very palatable and nutritious, it mostly grows in association with Kikuyu grass. Since Warm Season grass grows most actively in Spring & Summer, this is when it needs to be fertilized most. However the male sterile kikuyu grass which is one of its species has outstanding qualities The male sterile kikuyu grass This is a sterile form of kikuyu grass that was bred with an aim of combating all the worst qualities of kikuyu grass. As a luxury lawn, water must be available to keep the grass healthy. The soils should drain freely and be fairly fertile. Jiji.co.ke More than 1 Bermuda Grass for sale Starting from KSh 60 in Kenya choose and buy today! It is established by seeds but in Kenya they establish themselves freely. Less invasive than other varieties. Some qualities of the Emerald Kikuyu are: First turf-type Australian bred seeded Kikuyu grass. Varieties. The Kikuyu seed is coated with a lime / phosphate / antifungal coating which ensures faster and more consistent growth. The seed should be sown at a rate of 7 grams per square meter. Seedhead: Much reduced and largely enclosed by the leaf sheath at the top of the fertile shoot. There is no need for inoculation. Not sure which grass seed is suitable for your needs? Kikuyu is a vigorous growing grass with a strong creeping habit that can produce an extremely durable, hard wearing lawn that can tolerate drought prone coastal situations. In Kenya, the overall responsibility of seed certification is by Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS). We have 14 Kikuyu Carpet Grass ads under For Sale category. 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