Helping restore the native landscape for over 50 years
Founded by Calvin Ernst in 1964, Ernst Conservation Seeds is the largest native seed producer and supplier in the eastern United States.
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An upland variety selected from 'Cave-In-Rock', 'Shawnee' provides improved disease resistance, livestock palatability, forage production, biomass, and overall production. 'Shawnee' is well suited to the Northeast and more humid eastern states. Very similar to 'Cave-In-Rock' in height, maturity, and winter hardiness, and provides a higher nutritional value than 'Blackwell'. Good winter snow standability.
Designed for areas where wildlife cover is desired without frequent mowing. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix willl not.
Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall
Acorus americanus, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype
Andropogon gerardii, Albany Pine Bush-NY Ecotype
Agrostis hyemalis, Piedmont NC Ecotype