Texas Bluegrass

Species: Texas bluegrass (Poa arachnifera Torr.)
Cultivars: ‘Tejas’
Origin: North America (Southern USA)
Use: Grazing
Description:
General:
Life Span:
2-3 feet tall, rhizomatous.
Perennial
Adaptation:
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Drought resistant.
Management:
Seeding Rate:
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February-April
1000-2000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Seed is fluffy.
  • Difficult to mechanically harvest.
  • Work is being done to overcome this problem.
  • Palatability and quality rapidly declines with maturity.
  • Does not tolerate heavy grazing.

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