A robust perennial creeping species which develops thick closely noded runners both below and on the soil surface.
·Very Palatable pasture if well fertilzed.
·Has a high carrying capacity potential.
·Average dry matter production is 10~12 tons/Ha while 18 tons/Ha of dry matter is possible.
·Crude protein content varies from 8% in winter to 18% in summer.
·TDN=60~70% depending on the maturity of the pasture.
·A very important summer grazing pasture,particularly in Natal.