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Tall Wheatgrass

Characteristics

Variety

Tall Wheatgrass

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Bunch-grass

Plant Type

Basal

Preferred Growing Conditions

Adapted to poorly drained alkali soils; prefers a high water table

Production Period

Late Spring - Mid Summer

Key Features

  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Good flood tolerance
  • Very tolerant to saline soil conditions

Limitations

  • Lower palatability

Approx. Seeds/lb

75,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

20 - 30

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Excellent

Drought Tolerance

High

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate to High

Optimum PH

6.6 - 8.4

Acidity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

High

Salinity Tolerance

Very High