Big Bluestem – Andropogon gerardii
$9.00 - $48.00 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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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.
Every acre is different and our goal is to help you know what works best in your area. This 'Growing Regions' section showcases where this species works best. If you have any questions on product placement, feel free to contact our experts and we will help!