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Western Wheatgrass

Characteristics

Variety

Western Wheatgrass

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Sod Forming

Plant Type

Elongating

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; prefers heavy soils

Production Period

Spring - Fall

Key Features

  • Drought tolerant
  • Saline tolerant

Approx. Seeds/lb

115,000

Seeding Rate lb/acre

16 - 22

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Excellent

Drought Tolerance

Moderate to High

Flooding Tolerance

Moderate to High

Optimum PH

6.6 - 8.4

Acidity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Salinity Tolerance

High