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 all areas of U.S. except California and Pacific Northwest. Medium-tall warm season, long-lived, patchy sod grass. Strongly Rhizomatous with smooth culms and abundant leaves 2" long. Light blue-green leaf blades wide, flat or folded and has orange colored foliage in the fall.
Best adapted to overflow sites especially silty or clayey soils with
adequate moisture. Some drought resistance. Winter hardy.
Tolerant of moderate salinity or acidity. Established stands start
growth in late spring and matures in late summer or early fall and has
fair re-growth into fall.
Used irrigated and non-irrigated for grazing, hay, wildlife food, and
cover. Palatable until headed and has poor palatability in fall
and winter. Used in mixtures with big bluestem or Indian grass for
Drill or broadcast see 1/4 - 3/4" deep on firm seedbed; dead litter or
mulch recommended when planting.
Weed control necessary.