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Golden German


Silage, Grazing, Greenfeed

Root Habit


Plant Type

Warm Season Grass

Preferred Growing Conditions

Prefers warm soil and growing conditions

Production Period

Late Summer & Fall

Key Features

  • Very good for swath grazing

Approx. Seeds/lb


Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness


Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance


Optimum PH

6.0 - 7.5

Acidity Tolerance


Alkalinity Tolerance


Salinity Tolerance


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