Curly Mesquite

Curly Mesquite, also known as curly mesquite grass, is a native, warm-season, perennial sod-forming grass with creeping stolons which root at the leafy nodes. Stems are 4-10 inches tall; leaves fine and abundant. This grass is currently available in limited quantities and used primarily in Habiturf for native lawn plantings.

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Description

Curly Mesquite, also known as curly mesquite grass, is a native, warm-season, perennial sod- grass with creeping stolons which root at the leafy nodes surrounded by rings of hair.   Plants are 4-10’ in height. Curly mesquite is widely adapted to the western two thirds of Texas, and is typically found on tighter soils and rocky areas.  It is a common component in range seeding mixes for central and west Texas.  Curly mesquite is also a major species of native lawn blends, including Habiturf.

This grass is currently available in limited quantities and used primarily in Habiturf for native lawn plantings.

Planting: Plant in the spring, with plenty of exposure to sun, at a rate of 3-6 lb. pure live seed (PLS) per acre. Establishes best in clay and clay loam soils.

Soil: Grows in variety of soils, but best suited to clay and clay loams.

Height: 4-10 inches

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Southwestern United States

Additional information

Season

Warm Season

Plant Type

Grass

Height

<1'

Wildlife

Quail