Indiangrass

Species: Indiangrass [Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash)]
Cultivars:
Origin: North America
Use: Grazing
Description:
General:
Life Span:
3-5 feet tall, bunchgrass.
Perennial
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
Temperature:
5.5-7.5
Sandy-loam, clay loam.
12-40 Inches.
-23ยบ F (minimum).
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
General:
4.5 lb PLS/A
March-May
0.25 inch
$45/A
May-October
4000-5000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Medium palatability for browse animals.
  • High palatability for grazing animals.
  • Medium seedling vigor.

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