Kaw 大须芒草 was developed in Kansas 和 is a superb choice for excellent forage quality. It has shown superior leafiness, general vigor 和 it equals or surpasses common 大须芒草 in disease resistance. It is a late season variety recommended for use from central Nebraska 和 south through Oklahoma.
大须芒草 is a native warm-season, rhizomatous, perennial bunchgrass. It is a tall grass with short scaly underground stems 和 a strong, deep root system. 大须芒草 begins growth in late April, 和 stalks 4 to 6 feet tall appear from late August to October. 大须芒草 grows in large clumps, is extremely leafy 和 can be found growing on most all the better soils in the true prairie belt. The stem is round 和 has a reddish tint. The seed head forms three finger-like branches, giving it the shape of a turkey’s foot. 大须芒草 produces a high quality, palatable hay when cut before it becomes stemmy 和 the seed head forms. It also provides for a highly palatable 和 nutritious pasture, but should not be grazed closer than 6 to 8 inches during the growing season. The seed head matures in late September 和 October. 大须芒草 can be seeded alone or in mixtures with other tall 和 mid grasses such as out 四大 和 草原黄金 混合.
- 3 -南山, 4 -山, 5 -中西部, 6 -东北湖, 7 -大湖区南部, 8 - Appalacia, 9 -东南, 10 -南佛罗里达, 11 -德克萨斯州南部, 12 -西南
- 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
- 6" - 7"
- 0.25" - 0.5"
- Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
- 50° F
- ANDROPOGON GERARDII
覆盖范围 & 可用的大小
如何使用 & 应用
Big bluestem is climatically adapted throughout the Midwest 和 Northeast on moderately well drained through excessively well drained soils. It is adapted to a range of other soil limitations such as shallow depth, low pH, 和 low fertility.
Big bluestem is an excellent choice for soil conservation applications. It is generally planted as a component with various other warm season grasses such as indiangrass, 柳枝稷, 和小须芒草.
Big bluestem is highly palatable to many species of livestock. Its preference over other species of grasses can lead to selective grazing 和 the decrease in population relative to these other species.
Big bluestem is commonly planted in urban 和 rural l和scapes as a low-maintenance species for accent plants 和 well as in large groups. 早期的深绿色, 独特诱人的种子头, 和 late season reddish color provide for a year around attractive display.