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Reed Canarygrass

Characteristics

Variety

Rival

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Sod Forming

Plant Type

Elongating

Preferred Growing Conditions

Grows well on poorly drained soils prone to flooding

Production Period

Spring - Summer

Key Features

  • Low alkaloid variety
  • Can be subjected to temporary flowing up to 8 weeks
  • Excellent winter hardiness

Limitations

  • Not saline tolerant

Approx. Seeds/lb

535,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

4 - 8

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate

Flooding Tolerance

Excellent

Optimum PH

5.5 - 7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low