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Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. elatius
Tall Oatgrass, ‘Ruffner’

Bunchgrass with a pronounced cool season growth habit; used for forage and as a cover crop; good into Canada; highly palatable for whitetail deer throughout late fall and early winter.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ARRELA01
Species Type: Naturalized
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Roadsides, fields, waste ground; persists in shallow, moderately infertile soils.
Bloom Period: Early summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 189,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.



Price: $14.40/Lb

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