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Item Number: SCG415

Paiute Orchardgrass Seed (Lb)

Drought Tolerant Bunchgrass

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$8.49 /Lb
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Dactylis glomerata Dryland perennial cover crop.

Similar to Berber, this perennial bunchgrass has good seedling vigor and has high seedling establishment on dry sites.

  • Application Rate: 15-20 lb/acre or 1-2 lb/1000 sq ft.
  • Inoculant: None needed
  • Germination: 6-7 Days
  • Plant Height: 18" (dryland) or 4.5-5' (irrigated)
  • Days to Maturity: Long-lived
  • Uses: Forage, erosion control
  • Facts to Note: Grows in all types of soils, but is best adapted to clay or loam soils. Paiute is very drought tolerant (not quite as summer dormant as Berber) and does better at higher elevations than Berber.


  • Cold Hardy
  • Down to 25°F
  • Easily Established
  • Germination in Soils 45°F
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing


Life Cycle : Perennial
Plant Height : 13-36"
Plant Height : Mid-height
Plant Height : over 36"
Plant Height : Tall
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Variety : Single

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Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 7.5"L x 7.0"W x 2.0"H


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