Easily Established with Outstanding Reseeding Ability
Bromus mollis Cool season cover crop.
Most utilized seed in California for erosion control, forage production, and wildfire seeding. Easily established with an extensive root system and outstanding reseeding ability.
- Application Rate: 1-2 lb/1000 sq ft or 10-20 lb/acre
- Inoculant: None needed
- Germination: 5-7 Days
- Plant Height: 2'
- Days to Maturity: 8-10 months
- Uses: Erosion control, forage production
- Facts to Note: Grows on low fertility sites, from sea level to 4,000' in areas with over 10" rainfall. Though it does not fix nitrogen, Blando is excellent as a reseeding annual cover crop in orchards and vineyards because of its ability to withstand excessive mowing and its minimal water requirements. Plant in fall.