Lolium multiflorum

Annual Ryegrass

Short-lived cool season bunchgrass; provides quick protection against soil, wind, and water erosion; used as a companion or cover crop where erosion is an immediate concern; frequently reseeds itself in disturbed areas.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Annual Ryegrass
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
  • Product Categories:
  • Habitat:
    Loose fertile to semi-fertile soils.
  • Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Bloom Period:
    Spring/Summer
  • Typical Height:
    2.6 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    8 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 7.9
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Moderate
  • Drought:
    Low
  • Salt:
    High
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    217,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 12 lb as a companion crop with natives
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates
Included in mixes

$1.20/lb

Description

Designed to achieve that quick, green color and fast erosion control with strong, fibrous roots. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer

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LifeCycle

Perennial

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