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 a mix 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