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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.


  • Grows 36-60 inches with average rainfall
  • Excellent natural cover for dryland areas  

Seeding Rate:

  • New Seeding:
    – Broadcast: 20-25 lbs./acre
    – Drilled: 15-20 lbs./acre 
  • Over seeding:
    – Broadcast: 10-15 lbs./acre
    – Drilled: 5-10 lbs./acre  


Mix contains:

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% Fults Alkaligrass 

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

6% 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. 

6% Indiangrass

Warm season bunchgrass with germination in 21-28 days. It can grow 3-5 feet tall. Grows best in deep, well drained soils.

5% Blue Grama

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.

Formulations & varieties are subject to change without notice!

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