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Forage Kochia

Bassia prostrata
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SKU
PG-KOPR
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Growing Region:
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Germination Rate:

Normal

Height:

1' - 3'

Uses:

Water Conservation
Dryland
Irrigated
Food Plot
Wildfire Resistant
Erosion Control

Water:
Low Water
Native to US:

No

Life Form:

Perennial

Product Specifications:

Seeding Rate: 3 lbs. / Acre

Formerly known as Kochia prostrata (prostrate summer cypress). Forage kochia is native to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Small to medium polymorphic evergreen subshrub adapted to a wide range of sites and soils, including shallow soils with low fertility and highly saline or sodic soils. Behaves as a warm or cool season plant depending upon the ecotype in which it is planted. Exhibits exceptional fire resistance and is used for green stripping in cheatgrass-infested ranges in the Intermountain West. Very palatable and nutritious for both livestock and wildlife as a year-round forage with proper management.

Scientific Name: Bassia prostrata

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