-10º F (minimum).
Planting Date: Planting Depth: Seed Cost: Season of Use: Production:
2 lb PLS/A. Using conventional equipment like Brillion seeders, or other drills, seed is planted on narrow rows (4-6 inches).
4000-8000 lb/A; when well fertilized yield ranges from 8,000-20,000 depending on seasonal rainfall.
Used as biomass energy feedstock.
Switchgrass is one of the main prairie-type grasses together with big bluestem, little bluestem, and indiangrass.