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Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)

From $13.99

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)

From $13.99

Warm season, perennial grass that is native to North America.

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1lb - $13.99
5lb - $59.95
25lb - $269.00
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This seed is sold as pure live seed (PLS). Pure live seed is the percentage of pure and viable seed in a given lot.

  • Scientific name: Panicum virgatum
  • Summer perennial grass that is native to North America.
  • Grows best in areas that receive 30 inches of rainfall a year in in irragated areas with average wet soils.
  • Grows to 3-6 feet in height.
  • Can be distinguished from other native grasses by the dense patch of hairs at the point where the leaf blade attaches to the sheath.
  • Foliage turns a beautiful yellow in the fall.
  • Could be planted on a highly erodile sites and field borders.
  • Longevity: Perennial.
  • Approximately 258,800 seeds/lb
  • Planting Range: May 1-June 1 or fall seeding

Seeding Rate

Drilled -> 4-6 lbs (PLS) per acre
Broacasted -> 6-8 lbs (PLS) per acre
1/2-1 lbs per 1,000 sq ft.

Weight

1lb – $13.99, 5lb – $59.95, 25lb – $269.00