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Crested Wheatgrass (Standard Type)

Characteristics

Variety

Crested Wheatgrass (Standard Type)

Use

AC Goliath

Root Habit

Hay & Pasture

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; does best in medium to coarse well drained soils

Production Period

Early Spring

Key Features

  • Tetraploid type
  • Higher yielding than
  • Kirk Crested
  • Larger seed (25% heavier)
  • Tolerant to heavy grazing

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