Alkali Sacaton (Finetop Salt Grass)

Alkali Sacaton (Finetop Salt Grass)


Alkali sacaton is tolerant of highly alkaline-saline soils and poorly drained areas, making it an excellent species for restoration, erosion control, and use as a vegetative barrier. It also provides cover for wildlife.

Used for restoration of saline soils and as erosion control and vegetative barrier.

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Planting: Plant in early spring (can be planted in the fall in areas with few cool-season weeds) at a rate of 1 lb. pure live seed (PLS) per acre at 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep.

Soil: Can tolerate highly saline or alkaline soils and poorly drained areas

Height: 3-8 feet

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Rio Grande Plains, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, Rolling Plains