≪ Back to List

Panicum virgatum, 'Trailblazer' (Switchgrass, 'Trailblazer') whole plant/field shot
Panicum virgatum, 'Trailblazer' (Switchgrass, 'Trailblazer') seed headPanicum virgatum, 'Trailblazer' (Switchgrass, 'Trailblazer') seed

Panicum virgatum, 'Trailblazer'
Switchgrass, ‘Trailblazer’

Used for soil stabilization on strip mine spoil and dikes, and in buffer strips for nutrient uptake; provides pasture and hay for cattle and sheep; a source of food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PANVIR26
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
, , , ,
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: Gray-green
Height: Up to 5.0 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

Tolerances:

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

PRINT | EMAIL | SHARE

 

Price: $8.00/lb

Search our Resources:

Pin It on Pinterest