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Panicum virgatum, 'Blackwell'
Switchgrass, ‘Blackwell’

Rhizomatous, upland warm season bunchgrass; used for biomass and soil stabilization on strip mine spoil and dikes, and in buffer strips for nutrient uptake; provides pasture and hay for cattle and sheep; source of food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PANVIR01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Brackish marshes, riverside prairies, open woods, prairies.
Bloom Period: June to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 5.7 – 6.1 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 4.5 – 8.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 259,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $14.40/Lb (PLS)

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