Foothills Mix

A mixture developed for elevations of 3,000 to 8,000 feet to provide natural cover under dryland conditions. Contains both cool and warm season grasses adapted to the Western Great Plains and Southwest region. Has excellent cold and drought tolerance. Good for soil stabilization on poor soils.

Description

20% Annual Ryegrass
Cool Season bunchgrass with germination in 5-10 days. Noted for quick germination. Provides fast green up and root structure to stabilize soil.

15% Slender Wheatgrass
Cool season bunchgrass with germination in 21-28 days. A native species to the mountain and intermountain areas of the western United States and the northern Great Plains.

12% Crested Wheatgrass
Cool season bunchgrass with germination in 14-21 days. Drought tolerant, and winter hardy grass with deep rooted system making an excellent soil binder.

10% Mountain Brome
A cool-season bunchgrass with germination in 10-14 days. Survives on thin, dry or coarse soils, and displays strong winter hardiness. Will produce best in moist deep fertile soils.

10% Hard Fescue
Cool season bunchgrass with germination in 7-10 days. Well adapted to many soil types and often used for erosion control.

10% Canada Bluegrass
Cool season bunch/sod forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. Often used for soil stabilization.

6% Sideoats Grama
Warm season bunch/sod forming grass will germination in 14-21 days.  A medium-sized perennial 15 – 30” tall, it is adapted to most soil conditions.

6% Big Bluestem
Warm season sod-former with germination in 14-21 days. It is tall grass, reaching a height of 6 to 8 feet on most sites when left un-grazed.

5% Blue Grama (Coated)
Warm season bunch/sod forming grass with germination in 7-10 days. This grass demonstrates good drought, fair salinity, and moderate alkalinity tolerances.

5% Switchgrass
Warm season Sod-former with germination in 21-28 days. Very tolerant of poor soils, flooding and drought. Often used in reclamation of sand dunes and dikes.

1% Sand Dropseed
Warm Season bunchgrass with germination 14-21 days. Commonly grows on sandy soils but is adapted to medium textured soils also.