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Crested Wheatgrass (Fairway Type)

Characteristics

Variety

Crested Wheatgrass (Fairway Type)

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

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