Panicum virgatum, 'Shawnee'
Selected by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE, for improved forage quality and yield in the Northeast and Midwest.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PANVIR05
Species Type: Native
Biomass, Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
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