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Digitaria eriantha Steud.
digitgrass
DIER

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat Low
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 11000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 6
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 17
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Digitaria eriantha Steud.
digitgrass
DIER
Cultivar: Mealani

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Year Round
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.1
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 11000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 18
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 32
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Digitaria eriantha Steud.
digitgrass
DIER
Cultivar: Pangola

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Year Round
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.8
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 11000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 18
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 33
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Digitaria eriantha Steud.
digitgrass
DIER
Cultivar: Taiwan

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Year Round
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.8
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 11000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 18
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 37
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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