Switchgrass

SWITCHGRASS

Switchgrass is a tall perennial bunchgrass that spreads by short rhizomes.  It is very drought tolerant and winterhardy.  Switchgrass thrives on a wide range of soil types, most prevalent in lowlands but also doing well in sandy sites.  It produces large quantities of highly palatable forage.  Switchgrass is the earliest maturing warm season grass.  It will grow 4-6 feet in height.



Price (PLS lb):
$9.25
Seeding Rate (PLS per acre): 5-7
 Lbs/Bu: 60
 Average seeds per lb:
390,000
Seeding Date:
Apr. 15 - May 15
 Days to Germinate:
14 - 21


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