WELCOME TO THE
SERVING LANDOWNERS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY COLORADO FOR OVER 50 YEARS
PO BOX 688, 7519 E HWY 86, FRANKTOWN, CO 80116 303-688-3042 EXT. 100
Native to most areas east of Rocky Mountains and primary species of Tall Grass Prairie Midwest. Tall, long-lived, warm season bunchy sod former. Grows 3 to 6' tall, reddish purple at maturity. Seed heads are a 2 to 6 branched turkey foot shaped raceme.
Thrives on rich fertile silt and clay loam soils of lowlands, and has a
moderate salinity tolerance. Tolerates short-term submergence but
prefers good drainage. Good Winter hardiness.
Used for pasture, hay, landscaping, prairie chicken cover and wildlife
habitat. Graze established stands moderately leaving at least 6"
stubble in summer. Highly palatable from late spring until fall.
Tends to increase with good management.
seeds 1/4 to 3/4" deep.
Weed control necessary.