Low Grow Mix

A mixture of perennial, cool season, drought tolerant, grass seeds suitable for areas where mowing is difficult or not desirable. It grows an average of 8-12 inches a year with normal rain fall in the Intermountain region and the Desert Southwest, grows up to 10,000 ft. This mix is a great soil stabilizer and it is very compatible with our wildflower mixes. For new seeding, broadcast at 20-25Lbs./acre or drilled at 15-20Lbs. /acre. For over-seeding, broadcast at 10-15Lbs./acre or drilled at 5-10Lbs./acre.

Description

Mix contains

30% Ephraim Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum

Slightly rhizomatous bunchgrass with germination in 14-21 days. Drought resistant and winter hardy with a deep root system making it an excellent soil binder. Crested wheatgrass is well adapted to stabilization of disturbed soils and does well on a variety of soil types.

25% Sheep Fescue (Festuca ovina

Bunchgrass with germination in 14-21 days. Well adapted to most soil conditions and is great for soil erosion control and low maintenance mixtures.

20% Perennial Rye (Lolium perenne

Bunchgrass with germination in 5-10 days. One of the most widely used grasses and is adaptable to a wide variety of soils and climate conditions. It has a leafy head and fine stem.

15% Chewings Fescue (Festuca rubra subsp. commutata

Bunchgrass with germination in 7-21 days. Fine fescue that is shade tolerant and requires little water. Persists in dry soils and infertile soils. 10% Canada Bluegrass Sod-forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. Resistant to drought and some salinity. It is used to reclaim disturbed area such as gravel pits, cut roads, roadsides, and mines.