Lovegrass, Wilman

Wilman Lovegrass (Eragrostis Superba)

A warm season perennial bunchgrass introduced from South Africa. Provides good grazing for livestock. Grows 2-4 foot tall, vigorous, very leafy with outstanding seedling vigor and good seed production. Better stand establishment obtained in range seeding than with other lovegrasses. Adaptation: Adapted to a wide variety of soil types and thrives in deep sands. Adapted throughout the American Southwest, and Mexico. Fair cold and drought tolerance. Uses: Used for range reseeding, grazing, hay and wildlife plantings.

Growth Habit Growth Height Drought Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Bunch/RH 2-4′ Fair Fair

Min. Rainfall Requirements Planting Time Planting (Drilled) Planting (Broadcast) Planting Depths
18″ . 1 1/2-2 PLS/acre 2-4 PLS/acre 1/4-1/2″

Growth Habit Growth Height
Bunch/RH 2-4′
Drought Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Fair Fair

Min. Rainfall Requirements Planting Time
18″ .
Planting (Drilled) Planting (Broadcast)
1 1/2-2 PLS/acre 2-4 PLS/acre
Planting Depths
1/4-1/2″