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Panicum virgatum, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype (Switchgrass, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Panicum virgatum, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype (Switchgrass, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype) seed headPanicum virgatum, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype (Switchgrass, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype) seed

Panicum virgatum, 'Carthage', NC Ecotype
Switchgrass, ‘Carthage’, NC Ecotype

An upland type; quality forage and good biomass producer.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PANVIR09
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous warm season bunchgrass.
Habitat: Open woods, meadows.
Bloom Period: July to September in New England, Mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest states; June to October in southeastern states
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 9.0 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
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 8 lb per acre. When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $6.60/lb (PLS)

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