Grasses

INTERMEDIATE WHEATGRASS

#1061 | THINOPYRUM INTERMEDIUM

Summary

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 11 - South Texas
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Plant Characteristics

Height
36" - 48"
Bloom Period
Mid-Spring
Bloom Color
Yellow
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Perennial
Growth Habit
Bunch-Type
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Late-Fall - Early-Spring
Plant Depth
0.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
50° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
80,000
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
THINOPYRUM
Species
THINOPYRUM INTERMEDIUM

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 10-12 PLS LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

How to Use & Apply

Intermediate wheatgrass should be seeded with a drill at a depth of ½ inch or less on medium to fine textured soils and no more than 1 inch deep on coarse textured soils.

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Intermediate wheatgrass is palatable to all classes of livestock and wildlife. It is a preferred feed for cattle, sheep, horses, deer, antelope and elk in spring, early summer and fall. It is considered a desirable feed for cattle, sheep, horses and elk in summer and winter.

Pasture & Range

Intermediate wheatgrass is palatable to all classes of livestock and wildlife. It is a preferred feed for cattle, sheep, horses, deer, antelope and elk in spring, early summer and fall. It is considered a desirable feed for cattle, sheep, horses and elk in summer and winter.

Soil Stabilization & Erosion Control

Intermediate wheatgrass is well adapted to stabilization of disturbed soils.

Wildlife

Strips of this grass ungrazed provide good nesting cover for game birds and migratory waterfowl.

Growth Guide & Gallery

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