Little Bluestem

$20.00 per lb.

A prairie bunchgrass very important in quail restoration projects, Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) can have bluish color on the stems in spring and summer, and reddish tan color in the fall.

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Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) is a prairie bunchgrass very important in quail restoration projects. Can have bluish color on the stems in spring and summer, and reddish tan color in the fall. Seeds are fuzzy and white at maturity and great value to small birds. Great for wildlife habitat and attract birds, butterflies and host for larvae. Used for cattle grazing and erosion control and important component of our Quail Plantation Mix. Stands up very well with snow and ice.

Little Bluestem is an important component in eastern prairie restoration. High adaptability to many types of soils and a workhorse for quail restoration work.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 6 x 6 in
Blooming Period

July–September

Flower Color

White, green, brown

Height

2-4 feet

Soil

Well-drained sandy loam, clay loam, most soils

Exposure

Sun

Germination

30-90 days

Sowing Depth

1/4”

Seeding Rate

10-12 lbs. per acre

Recommended Planting Time

February–June

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