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Panicum virgatum - Switchgrass

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Increasingly grown for biofuel, Switchgrass is is known for its lush foliage and attractive panicled seedheads that turn a golden brown in fall. It is also the best grass for creating dense cover for wildlife habitat. Panicum virgatum grows well in any soil, even hard-pan clay, and it serves as an excellent winter/early spring wildlife cover and food source.

Colour: Green
Blooms: Mid-Summer to Fall
Light: Full Sun
Height: 3' - 6'
Soil: Sand to Clay
Water: Dry to Medium

All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.

Seeding Rate: 10 Lb.s per acre (4.5 KG per hectare) or 105 Grams per 1,000 sq. ft.

Approx. 80 seeds per pack - 2,465 seeds per 5 grams

Attracts Butterflies & Attracts Songbirds!    Claybuster!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!

SEED GERMINATION INFO

Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

Outdoors: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.

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