Sorghastrum nutans, 'Scout'
Attractive warm season bunchgrass; good for erosion control, landscaping, and roadside beautification; provides food and cover for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: SORNUT06
Species Type: Native
Grasses & Grass-like Species
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Bronze seedheads.
Habitat: Riverside prairies, moist or dry fields, open woods, roadsides, serpentine barrens; grows best in deep well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: August to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 7.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 24 in
pH: 4.8 – 8.0
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 175,000
Seeding Rate: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy