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Intermediate Wheatgrass

Characteristics

Variety

Intermediate Wheatgrass

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Slow Sod Forming

Plant Type

Elongating

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; prefers well drained soils with adequate moisture

Production Period

Late Spring - Mid Summer

Key Features

  • Deep-feeding root system
  • Produces excellent pasture yields
  • Short-lived under intensive use

Limitations

  • Shorter-lived under intensive use

Approx. Seeds/lb

80,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

18 - 24

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance

Low

Optimum PH

6.0 - 8.4

Acidity Tolerance

Low

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate