Yellow Indiangrass

$16.00 per lb.

Yellow Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) is a tall bunching sod-former native warm-season grass with green leaves and large plume-like stalk and seed head. It’s showy fall color is yellow, orange and purple.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in
Botanical Name

Sorghastrum nutans

Life Cycle

Perennial

Sowing Depth

1/4”

Seeding Rate

12 – 15 lbs. per acre

Germination

30 – 60 days

Soil

Moist, rich soils, sandy or clay loam and most soils

Exposure

Sun to Part Shade

Height

3 – 6 feet

Blooming Period

August – October

Flower Color

Yellow

Yellow Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) is a tall bunching sod-former native warm-season grass with green leaves and large plume-like stalk and seed head. It’s showy fall color is yellow, orange and purple. Very attractive plant with gold fall color. Can form dense stands in rich, wet soils and likes wet soil. Component of tall grass prairies and livestock grazing. Very beneficial for wildlife, butterflies and nesting structure for beneficial insects. Used in our Quail Plantation Mix and stands up well in snow and ice.

Generally, Yellow Indiangrass does well in wetter soils, but will do well in upland soils.

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