Native Tall Grass Seed Mix | OPN Seed
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Native Tall Grass Seed Mix

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Item #: MTG04
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Root structures on native grasses can go as deep as 10 feet making this mix perfect for situations where erosion control and soil stabilization are needed at a lower cost compared to some of our other mixes. This contains both cool season grasses, which emerge early in the growing season, and native warm season grasses, which reach their finished height and peak color in late summer into early fall.

Plant this mix in areas where a low maintenance native grass mix is desired, as a means of turf replacement or as wildlife habitat for deer and turkey.

Some things to remember:

  • This mix of native cool and warm season grasses will take 2 to 3 growing seasons to fully establish. Finished heights will be approximately 5 - 7 feet.
  • These grasses will need at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day and will grow in a wide range of soils, including dry, well-drained and clay soils.
  • There are no wildflowers in this mix. For tall wildflowers and grasses, check out our Native Tall Grass and Wildflower Seed Mix.

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass

Do you need a cover crop?

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 22

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.

Native Tall Grass Seed Mix

Flower Color: Green, Gold, Bronze

Height: 5 to 7 Feet

Light Requirements: At least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Summer to Fall

Plant Type: Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Small Mammals

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