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Little Bluestem

As low as $25.28
In stock
SKU
PG-SCSC
Region:
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Est Rate:

Slow

Texture:

N/A

Height:

1' - 3'

Uses:

Beautification
Water Conservation
Dryland
Irrigated
Native
Food Plot
Wildfire Resistant
Erosion Control
Green Manure
Cover Crop

Colors:
Dark Green Medium Green Light Green Red Orange
Water:
Low Water

Product Specifications:

Seeding Rate: 10 lbs. / Acre

Little bluestem is a warm-season perennial bunchgrass native to much of the United States. It can grow up to three feet tall and is considered one of the most ornamental of all grasses. Beautiful fall color. It produces fair forage for livestock and its seed is eaten by songbirds and upland game birds. It prefers well-drained infertile soils and is very drought tolerant. Will not tolerate damp, wet soils. It can be grown without irrigation in areas receiving at least 12 inches of annual rainfall.


Scientific Name: Schizachyrium scoparium, previously known as Andropogon scoparius

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