Panicum virgatum, 'RC Chippewa'
Switchgrass, ‘RC Chippewa’
Rhizomatous, upland warm season bunchgrass used for biomass; selected by REAP-Canada in southern Quebec for its large seed, ease of establishment, low lodging, erect growth habit, and increased yields for the Northeast, Great Lakes, and Midwest regions.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PANVIR45
Biomass, Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Well-adapted to all soil types in the Great Lakes and Northeast regions.
Bloom Period: July to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 7.0
pH: 4.5 – 8.0
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine