Piper sudangrass is a warm-season annual, commonly grown for forage. With finer stems and leaves than sorghum-sudangrass, Piper Sudangrass can be used for grazing or hay. Piper is known for its rapid growth and lower prussic acid content. It will also work to fix nitrogen, produce large amounts of organic matter, and will suppress weeds.
- Planting Time: Late Spring – Mid Summer, Sudangrass needs a minimum soil temperature of 60 degrees to germinate
- Drilled Seeding Rate: 20 lbs/acre
- Ideal Seed Depth: ¾” – 1″