Tripsacum dactyloides, 'Bumpers'
Eastern Gamagrass, ‘Bumpers’
An ornamental grass used for landscape seeding; established by planting in the fall as a dormant seeding, with germination occurring in the spring; requires great patience as the seeds have high levels of dormancy; an outstanding forage producer; provides food and cover for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: TRIDAC08
Species Type: Native
Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Wet Meadows & Wetlands, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A warm season bunchgrass; grows in 1'-4' diameter clumps.
Habitat: Swamps, wet shores, open fields.
Bloom Period: June to November
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 5.1 – 7.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 7,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 40.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy