Douglas County Permanent Seed Mix

A native seed mix designed for Douglas County Colorado.

Characteristics:

  • This mixture has cool and warm season grasses, bunch and sod-forming grasses.
  • Very drought tolerant and adapts to various soil types.

Seeding Rate:

9.2 pls lbs./acre

Description

Mix Contains: 

1.1# Big Bluestem

Warm season bunch/sod forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. It is a tall grass, reaching a height of 6-8 feet on most sites when left un-grazed.

1.0# Indiangrass

Warm season bunchgrass with germination in21-28 days. It can grow 3-5 feet tall. Grows best in deep, well drained soils.

0.04# Switchgrass

Warm season sod forming grass with germination in 21-28 days. It can grow 3-5 feet tall. Tolerant to poor soils, flooding, and drought.

0.90# Sideoats Grama

Warm season bunch/sod with germination in 14-21 days. A medium sized perennial 15-30 inches tall and it is adapted to most soil conditions.

1.6# Western Wheatgrass

Cool season sod forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. Grows 12-36 inches tall and adapts to most disturbed soils.

0.30# Blue Grama

Warm season bunch/sod grass with germination in 7-10 days. Will grow 10-20 inches. Has good drought and fair salinity tolerances.

1.0# Thickspike Wheatgrass

Cool season sod forming grass with germination in 21-28 days. Grows 12-36 inches and has extensive rhizomatous root system.

0.70# Prairie Sandreed

Warm season sod forming with germination in 21-28 days. Grows 24-72 inches tall. Prefers sandy sites, drought tolerant and winter hardy.

1.0# Green Needlegrass

Cool season bunchgrass with germination in 21-28 days. Grows 18-36 inches tall and prefers medium to fine textured soils.

0.60# Slender Wheatgrass

Cool season bunchgrass with germination in 21-28 days. Grows from 24-30 inches tall and has very short rhizomes.

0.60# Streambank Wheatgrass

Cool season sod forming grass with germination in 21-28 days. Will grow 12-36 tall, drought tolerant and commonly used for reclamation.