Mountain Seed Mix

A seed mixture of grasses adapted to higher elevations. A very good mix for mountain pasture and meadows as well as soil stabilization for ski slopes and construction sites.

Characteristics: 

  • Grows 30-48 inches at full potential 
  • Great forage and hay producer

Seeding Rate:

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

Description

Mix contains:

20% Cereal Rye (Secale cereale

A hardy annual grass with germination in 10-14 days. Used as a cover crop in perennial grass mixes to provide soil stabilization.

20% Tetraploid 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% Forage Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa pratensis)

Cool season sod-forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. Has darker green foliage and is frequently used for hay for sheep and cattle.

15% Mountain Brome (Bromus carinatus)

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

15% Orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata)

Bunchgrass with germination in 14-21 days. A persistent perennial that is one of the earliest growing grasses in the spring. Orchardgrass performs well in most soil types.

10% Timothy (Phleum pratense)

A cool season bunchgrass with germination in 7-10 days. Thrives on finer textured soils and is known as a nutritious producer of hay, pasture, or silage.

5% Alsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum)

Alsike is a winter hardy, short- lived perennial clover that acts as a biennial. It is well adapted to cool climates and wet soils. Alsike is ideal for hay production in areas of high precipitation or poorly drained soils and for short rotation pasture mixes. https://avseeds.com/product/alsike-clover/