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Hybrid Bromegrass

Characteristics

Variety

Bigfoot

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Slow Sod Forming

Plant Type

Basal & Elongating

Preferred Growing Conditions

Adapted to a wide range of soils, especially loams and sandy loams

Production Period

Spring – Late Summer

Key Features

  • Combination of sod forming roots and basal leaves
  • Slower regrowth than meadow bromegrass but quicker than smooth

Limitations

  • Poor tolerance to flooding

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate

Optimum PH

6.0–7.5

Acidity Tolerance

Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate