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Northern Wheatgrass

Characteristics

Variety

Northern Wheatgrass

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Sod Forming

Plant Type

Elongating

Preferred Growing Conditions

Prefers dry medium to coarse textured soils

Production Period

Mid Spring - Mid Summer

Key Features

  • Cures well on stem; suitable for late season or winter pasture

Approx. Seeds/lb

145,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

12 - 16

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Good

Drought Tolerance

Very High

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate

Optimum PH

6.6 - 8.4

Acidity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Salinity Tolerance

Moderate