Big Bluestem – Andropogon gerardii

$13.00 - $40.00 lb

As a perennial warm-season grass, Big Bluestem is a versatile option for wildlife, conservation and forage use. The blue coloration on the stem and purple flower clusters makes this grass stand out among the rest. Big Bluestem can be found in several areas from open prairies and roadsides to sandy areas and along riverbanks.

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Plant Information

Common Name: Big Bluestem

Scientific Name: Andropogon gerardii

Varieties: Bison, Bonilla, Sunnyview, Pawnee, MN Native

Mature Height: 4′-8′

Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry

Seeding Rate: 8 lbs/acre

Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.

 

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