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Melinis repens (50 grams)


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Melinis repens (price per 50 gram). Family: Poaceae. Common names: Natal red top; bergrooi. It is a short-lived perennial or an annual in certain geographical areas, which grows up to 250–1 500 mm high. The leaf blade is  linear, 40–200 mm long and 2–11 mm wide, green; leaf sheaths not overlapping. The red inflorescences with spikelets 2.2–4.0 mm long, appear from in spring to late summer and turn a velvet red to pink color. Sowing: Sow seeds in summer. Sowing density – 2g/m². Locality: Bloemfontein. Harvest: June 2023