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Aster macrophyllus, PA Ecotype
Bigleaf Aster, PA Ecotype

Showy rhizomatous species; source of color along wooded borders; provides habitat for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTMAC01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Woods, rocky slopes, woodland edges; grows best in fertile soils.
Bloom Period: July to September
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.9 – 6.9
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Shade
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 800,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $336.00/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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