King's Short Native Grass Mix

King's Short Native Grass Mix

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This native mix developed by Douglass King Seed combines 3 hearty, native grassesthat provides excellent low cover in a drought resistant blend. The diversity of the grasses provide excellent grazing value and beneficial cover and food for wildlife and birds. Caution should be taken not to graze too early, and overgrazing should be avoided to maintain a healthy stand.

Native grass mix that provides a low-growing, native and natural look. Controls soil erosion and is heat/drought tolerant once established.


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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 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

Region: South Texas, Central Texas