Annual Lespedeza

Species: Korean lespedeza (Kummerowia stipulacea), common (K. Striata)
Cultivars:
Origin: Korea/Japan
Use: Grazing, pasture
Go To: Oklahoma State University
Description:
General:
Life Span:
1-2 feet tall, erect.
Annual
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
Temperature:
5.5-7.5
Sandy-loam.
30-65 inches.
6ยบ F (minimum).
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
25-30 lb PLS/A
March
<0.25 inch
$25-30/A
June-September
1000-3000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Inoculate with Rhizobiabacteria specific to lespedeza (Type EL).
  • Does not cause bloat.

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