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Mesic Tall Grass

Want tall amber waves of grain? This native, warm season tall grass mix is perfect for that look at a low cost. With roots as deep as 10 feet, these species provide excellent erosion control and drought resistance. Use alone or combine with wildflowers as desired.

Contains the following species:

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass

Do you need a nurse crop?

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 22.5

PLS=Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.

Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS

All of our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS.

Broadcast seeding is the process of sowing seed by hand. The seeds are sprinkled into the soil and can be lightly raked in to ensure germination.

Flower Color: Green, Gold, Bronze

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Summer to Late Fall

Plant Type: Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Small Mammals