Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea
A warm season bunchgrass; used for erosion control and as a fast-growing summer companion crop; seed in the spring or summer; after growth, it can be flooded to a depth of 18" during waterfowl migration season; provides food for wildlife and a favorite of waterfowl.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ECHCRU01
Species Type: Naturalized
Cover Crops, Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: Coarse leaves; 4"-8" seedheads; killed by heavy frost.
Habitat: Well-drained soils, but thrives in wetlands.
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 4.7 – 7.4
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 143,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy