Schizachyrium scoparium, 'Aldous'
Little Bluestem, ‘Aldous’

Long-lived bunchgrass; dense roots can grow to 8' deep; good for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for erosion control on droughty sites; provides summer forage for livestock; source of food and cover for wildlife; grows with open exposed surfaces that host ground nesting pollinators.

General Product Information:

Item Number: SCHSCO02
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Purplish seedheads.
Habitat: Old fields, roadsides, riverside prairies, open woods, slopes, meadows.
Bloom Period: August to October
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 4.4 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.4

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 241,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $16.80/Lb (PLS)

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