Helps transform easily flooded areas into beautiful prairie.
Re-establish damaged floodplains.
Purchase Floodplain Mixture
|1 lb Bulk Bag||
|5 lb Bulk Bag||
|Height Range:||8 - 60 inches|
|Seeding Rate:||Broadcast: 18-20 Lbs. / Ac | Drilled: 12-15 Lbs. / Ac|
Use this blend of deep-rooted grasses to re-establish damaged floodplains. The mixture also can withstand seasonal flooding and contains grasses with different levels of standing water tolerance. The grasses in this mixture and their tolerance to inundation are as follows: Big Bluestem 7-14 days, Canada Wildrye 15-30 days, Eastern Gamagrass 45 days, Fox Sedge 60 days, Indiangrass 3-5 days, Switchgrass 15-30 days, Virginia Wildrye 60 days, Western Wheatgrass 60 days.
Temperature, soil type, water depth and age of stand all influence the grasses' tolerance to inundation. Plants are more tolerant to flooding during early spring than hot summer months. This mixture is recommended along fluctuating shorelines, on dams and for lowland pasture
INCREASE RATE WHEN WET CONDITIONS DICTATE BROADCAST SEEDING.