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Andropogon gerardii, 'Niagara'
Big Bluestem, ‘Niagara’

Warm season bunchgrass; used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil, and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ANDGER01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Blue nodes; yellow seedheads; foliage turns to colorful hues of brown in the winter.
Habitat: Riverbanks, roadsides, meadows, open woods, savannas, tallgrass prairies.
Bloom Period: June to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 7.0 – 8.1 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 6.0 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 144,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $14.40/Lb (PLS)

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