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Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix - Nitrocoated Seed (lb)

Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix - Nitrocoated Seed (lb)

Blended for Low Fertility Foothill Soils

Our own special blend created just for high rainfall, low fertility foothill soils below 3,000'. Consistently gives excellent yield, palatability, and recovery after grazing. Provides good erosion control.

  • Application Rate: 25 lb/acre for pasture or 25-50 lb/acre for erosion control
  • Inoculant: None needed, is nitrocoated
  • Plant Height: 3'
  • Uses: Forage, erosion control, improves soil quality
  • Facts to Note: Contains: Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, Campeda Subclover, Hykon Rose Clover, Blando Brome, Losa Subclover and Orchardgrass.

Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix - A Sustainable Solution for Thriving Landscapes

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is a specialized blend of seeds designed to thrive in the unique conditions found at altitudes of 3,000 feet and above. This carefully curated mix offers an array of benefits, including improved soil health, erosion control, and increased forage production. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the specifics of this product, its benefits at higher altitudes, and the key components, such as Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover, that make it such a valuable addition to any agricultural or landscaping project.

Benefits at 3,000 Feet Altitude

Altitude significantly impacts the growth and success of plant species. At elevations of 3,000 feet or higher, environmental conditions are characterized by cooler temperatures, reduced atmospheric pressure, and greater sunlight intensity. The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is specially formulated to excel in these challenging circumstances. Here are some key benefits of using this product at higher altitudes:

  1. Drought Tolerance: The Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is well-suited to regions with less predictable rainfall patterns common at higher altitudes. Its drought-tolerant varieties are adapted to thrive with limited water resources, making it a sustainable choice for arid climates.

  2. Cool-Season Vigor: Altitude often corresponds with cooler temperatures, which can favor cool-season plants. This mix includes species that thrive in such conditions, ensuring that your planting will flourish even during colder months.

  3. Erosion Control: At higher altitudes, the risk of soil erosion due to wind and water is increased. This mix's deep-rooted components help bind soil together, preventing erosion and preserving the integrity of the landscape.

Key Seed Components

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix boasts a selection of carefully chosen seeds, each contributing specific advantages to the blend. Three standout species in this mix are Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover.

  1. Denmark Subclover (Trifolium subterraneum var. brachycalycinum): Denmark Subclover is a leguminous plant known for its ability to fix nitrogen in the soil. This means it enhances soil fertility by converting atmospheric nitrogen into a form that plants can readily use. It is a valuable component in the mix, as it enriches the soil with essential nutrients and reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers.

  2. Grosse Subclover (Trifolium squarrosum): Grosse Subclover is prized for its persistence and adaptability to a variety of soil types. It provides excellent forage for livestock and wildlife, making it a valuable addition for pasture improvement and habitat restoration projects.

  3. Campeda Subclover (Trifolium subterraneum var. yanninicum): Campeda Subclover is renowned for its drought resistance and capacity to thrive in dryland conditions. It forms a dense ground cover, suppressing weeds and further reducing soil erosion. Its resilience makes it a dependable choice for challenging environments.

Planting and Maintenance

To achieve the best results with the Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix, follow these planting and maintenance guidelines:

  1. Site Preparation: Prepare the planting area by removing weeds and debris. Ensure good seed-to-soil contact by raking or tilling the soil lightly.

  2. Seed Rate: Use the recommended seeding rate per acre for your specific project. Follow the provided guidelines to achieve the desired density of plants.

  3. Watering: Water thoroughly after planting to establish the seedlings. Subsequently, monitor soil moisture to prevent excessive drying out.

  4. Maintenance: Regularly monitor your planting for signs of weed competition or pest issues. Implement weed control measures if necessary.

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is a versatile and resilient blend of seeds tailored for high-altitude conditions. With benefits such as drought tolerance, erosion control, and nitrogen fixation, and key components like Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover, this mix is an excellent choice for sustainable agriculture, pasture improvement, and habitat restoration projects at 3,000 feet and beyond. By following proper planting and maintenance practices, you can harness the full potential of this unique seed blend for your landscaping or agricultural needs.

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Description

Our own special blend created just for high rainfall, low fertility foothill soils below 3,000'. Consistently gives excellent yield, palatability, and recovery after grazing. Provides good erosion control.

  • Application Rate: 25 lb/acre for pasture or 25-50 lb/acre for erosion control
  • Inoculant: None needed, is nitrocoated
  • Plant Height: 3'
  • Uses: Forage, erosion control, improves soil quality
  • Facts to Note: Contains: Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, Campeda Subclover, Hykon Rose Clover, Blando Brome, Losa Subclover and Orchardgrass.

Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix - A Sustainable Solution for Thriving Landscapes

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is a specialized blend of seeds designed to thrive in the unique conditions found at altitudes of 3,000 feet and above. This carefully curated mix offers an array of benefits, including improved soil health, erosion control, and increased forage production. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the specifics of this product, its benefits at higher altitudes, and the key components, such as Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover, that make it such a valuable addition to any agricultural or landscaping project.

Benefits at 3,000 Feet Altitude

Altitude significantly impacts the growth and success of plant species. At elevations of 3,000 feet or higher, environmental conditions are characterized by cooler temperatures, reduced atmospheric pressure, and greater sunlight intensity. The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is specially formulated to excel in these challenging circumstances. Here are some key benefits of using this product at higher altitudes:

  1. Drought Tolerance: The Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is well-suited to regions with less predictable rainfall patterns common at higher altitudes. Its drought-tolerant varieties are adapted to thrive with limited water resources, making it a sustainable choice for arid climates.

  2. Cool-Season Vigor: Altitude often corresponds with cooler temperatures, which can favor cool-season plants. This mix includes species that thrive in such conditions, ensuring that your planting will flourish even during colder months.

  3. Erosion Control: At higher altitudes, the risk of soil erosion due to wind and water is increased. This mix's deep-rooted components help bind soil together, preventing erosion and preserving the integrity of the landscape.

Key Seed Components

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix boasts a selection of carefully chosen seeds, each contributing specific advantages to the blend. Three standout species in this mix are Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover.

  1. Denmark Subclover (Trifolium subterraneum var. brachycalycinum): Denmark Subclover is a leguminous plant known for its ability to fix nitrogen in the soil. This means it enhances soil fertility by converting atmospheric nitrogen into a form that plants can readily use. It is a valuable component in the mix, as it enriches the soil with essential nutrients and reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers.

  2. Grosse Subclover (Trifolium squarrosum): Grosse Subclover is prized for its persistence and adaptability to a variety of soil types. It provides excellent forage for livestock and wildlife, making it a valuable addition for pasture improvement and habitat restoration projects.

  3. Campeda Subclover (Trifolium subterraneum var. yanninicum): Campeda Subclover is renowned for its drought resistance and capacity to thrive in dryland conditions. It forms a dense ground cover, suppressing weeds and further reducing soil erosion. Its resilience makes it a dependable choice for challenging environments.

Planting and Maintenance

To achieve the best results with the Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix, follow these planting and maintenance guidelines:

  1. Site Preparation: Prepare the planting area by removing weeds and debris. Ensure good seed-to-soil contact by raking or tilling the soil lightly.

  2. Seed Rate: Use the recommended seeding rate per acre for your specific project. Follow the provided guidelines to achieve the desired density of plants.

  3. Watering: Water thoroughly after planting to establish the seedlings. Subsequently, monitor soil moisture to prevent excessive drying out.

  4. Maintenance: Regularly monitor your planting for signs of weed competition or pest issues. Implement weed control measures if necessary.

The Peaceful Valley Sierra Foothill Dryland Mix is a versatile and resilient blend of seeds tailored for high-altitude conditions. With benefits such as drought tolerance, erosion control, and nitrogen fixation, and key components like Denmark Subclover, Grosse Subclover, and Campeda Subclover, this mix is an excellent choice for sustainable agriculture, pasture improvement, and habitat restoration projects at 3,000 feet and beyond. By following proper planting and maintenance practices, you can harness the full potential of this unique seed blend for your landscaping or agricultural needs.

NOTE to Certified Organic Growers: All our cover crop seed is untreated, non-GMO seed. The seed in this mix is conventional seed, but the legumes in the mix are coated with Nitro-Coat Organic, which is an OMRI listed coating. This coating uses all organic ingredients: the proper rhizobacteria, a Calcium Carbonate coating that is naturally water absorbing to speed seed germination, and an OMRI listed organic adhesive.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 6.0"W x 2.0"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Easily Established
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Nitrocoated
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing

Characteristics

Use Instructions

Planting time should coincide with the natural rains in your region. Drill seed at 25 lb/acre or broadcast at 30 lb/acre.

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Quick Growth

They mean it when they say quick growth in the description. I planted this in a area where I had tractor work done and it grew quite nicely in the bare dirt.

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