King’s Shade Tolerant Native Grass mix is composed of Dilley Slender Grama, South Texas Sideoats Grama, Atascosa Texas Grama, Inland Seaoats, Lavaca Wildrye, White Tridens, Purple Tridens, Catarina Bristlegrass, and Welder Shortspike Windmillgrass. It is an excellent choice for shady areas and along riparian areas.
Rangeland Planting Rate: 8- 10 lbs. per acre
- A 5 lb. bag will plant 1/2 an acre
- A 10 lb. bag will plant 1 acre
- A 25 lb. bag will plant 2.5 acres
Establishment: Plant with a “Whirlwind” type spreader, or a native grass drill seeder. Apply seed in two equal half applications in different directions. Rake or drag lightly to cover seed to a depth of no more than .25 inches, and lightly roll the entire surface to firm seedbed if possible.
Soil: Suited to native soils in South Texas
Height: Varies; should not be grazed prior to reaching 18-24 inches
Components: Dilley Slender Grama, South Texas Sideoats Grama, Atascosa Texas Grama, Inland Sea Oats, Lavaca Canada Wildrye, White Tridens, Purple Tridens, Catarina Bristlegrass, Welder Shortspike Windmillgrass
Region: South Texas, Central Texas