Silphium perfoliatum

Cup Plant

Robust long-lived species; best established by planting in the fall as a dormant seeding with germination occurring in the spring; may be used as forage for domestic animals with multiple cuts; high potential as a bioenergy crop; provides food for birds and wildlife.

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General Product Information
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACW
  • Midwest
    FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FAC
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FAC
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Moderate
  • Drought:
    Low
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    100,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.2 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$115.20/lb

Additional information

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LifeCycle

Perennial

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