Panicum virgatum - Switchgrass

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    Panicum virgatum - Switchgrass

    SKU: C26000

    $4.95

     

    Increasingly grown for biofuel, Switchgrass is is known for its lush foliage and its purple cloud-like 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 for songbirds. For a solid stand plant Switchgrass at a rate of 3 KG per acre.

     

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      Green
      Mid-Summer to Fall
      Full Sun
      3' - 6'
      Sand to Clay
      Dry to Medium

     

    Approx. 60 seeds per pack - 493 seeds per gram

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

     

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

    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 0.64 cm (1/4 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 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.