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Crested Wheatgrass (Fairway Type)

Characteristics

Variety

Fairway

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunchgrass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; does best in medium to coarse well drained soils; does better than Standard types under more moist conditions

Production Period

Early Spring

Key Features

  • Diploid type
  • Finer stemmed
  • Tolerates more moisture

Limitations

  • Forage quality drops after heading

Approx. Seeds/lb

300,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

10 - 15

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Excellent

Drought Tolerance

Excellent

Flooding Tolerance

Low

Optimum PH

6.6 - 8.4

Acidity Tolerance

Low

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate