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Drought Tolerant Dwarf Bunchgrass

Item Number: SCG295

$6.49/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$6.49/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Festuca ovina Cool-weather native perennial

Densely-tufted, dwarf bunchgrass adapted to well-drained, medium-textured soils, with 10"-12 minimum rainfall. Good choice for the Pacific Northwest.

  • Application Rate: 3-5 lb/1000 sq ft, 10-20 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: None needed
  • Germination: 7 Days
  • Plant Height: 12"
  • Days to Maturity: 12 months
  • Uses: Erosion control, companion grass for wildflowers
  • Facts to Note: Drought tolerant and able to take partial shade, low fertility, and shallow soils. In range plantings, it is a competitive understory grass. Not a primary forage producer but readily grazed by sheep (not cattle or horses). Good companion grass for wildflowers. Easily established in spring or fall, when nights are cool. Protect from weed competition for 1-2 years.

Features

  • California Native
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Easily Established
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Life Cycle Perennial
Plant Height Low-growing, to 12" Planting Time Spring, Fall
Seed Variety Single
Sales Unit Lb
Life Cycle Perennial
Plant Height Low-growing, to 12"
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Seed Variety Single

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 7"L x 7.5"W x 2"H

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