King's Native Grass Mix

King's Native Grass Mix

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This native mix developed by Douglass King Seed combines 7 hearty grasses for use in pasture seeding, native restoration, and golf course applications. The diversity provides nutrient-rich grazing matter, seed formation beneficial to wildlife and birds, and drought tolerance necessary for production in South Texas. Caution should be taken not to graze to quickly or too rigorously. While the stand may take longer to establish than a crop like oats, with patience it can provide a lasting and economic improvement to rangeland.

Native grass mix popular for habitat restoration and golf course roughs. Provides excellent forage for livestock and cover/food for wildlife.

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Landscape Planting Rate: 5 lbs. per 1,000 square feet. 

  • A 2 lb. bag should cover about 500 square feet. (Or a 50' by 10' area.)
  • A 5lb. bag should cover about 1,000 square feet. (Or a 50' by 20' area.)
  • A 10 lb. bag should cover about 2,000 square feet. (Or a 50' by 40' area.)

Rangeland Planting Rate: 10-15 lbs. per acre. 

  • A 5lb. bag should plant about 1/3 acre.
  • A 10 lb. bag should plant 2/3 - 1 acre.
  • A 25 lb. bag should plant almost 2 acres. 

Establishment: Plant with a "whirlwind" type spreader, or preferably a native grass drill Control existing weeds with herbicide. Seedbed soil should be freshly disturbed prior to planting. Roll or drag lightly to cover seed to a depth of no more than .25 inches.

Soil: Suited to native soils in South Texas

Height: Varies; should not be grazed prior to reaching 18-24 inches

Region: South Texas, Central Texas