小须芒草 is a 本地的, 温暖的季节 常年 grass with gray-green foliage and unique reddish bronze color in fall. This grass is an excellent choice for erosion control, soil improvement, and wildlife habitat. It also helps reduce water and fertilizer utilization. 小须芒草 is an environmentally responsible choice, 保持土壤质量, 减少用水, and providing a habitat for wildlife. This easy-to-maintain, bright grass will bring long-term benefits to any lawn or garden.
其中之一 四大 原生草, 小须芒草 grows well on a variety of soil types, 包括深, 浅, 桑迪, 细纹理, 岩石土壤. 这是一堆类型, 本地的, 温暖的季节, 多年生中草, 根系浓密, and may reach heights of from 2 to 4 feet tall. 小须芒草 can be identified by its flat, bluish-colored basal shoots and its leaf blades which tend to fold. Mature plants have a reddish cast after frost. 小须芒草 is more drought resistant than Big Bluestem, and can be found in the lower rainfall areas of the Great Plains. 小须芒草 can be spread by seed, tillers, and underground rootstocks. It produces an abundance of high quality, palatable forage that is used for both hay and pasture. 小须芒草 should not be grazed closer than 4 to 6 inches during the growing season. The seed is mature in late September and October. It can be seeded alone or in mixtures with tall and short grasses.
- 1 -西北海岸, 2 -加州海岸, 3 .南山, 4 -山, 5 .中西部, 6 .东北湖泊, 南五大湖, 8 -阿帕拉西亚, 9 -东南, 10 .南佛罗里达
- 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
- 24" - 48"
- 0.25" - 0.5"
- Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
- 50° F
- SCHIZACHYRIUM SCOPARIUM
覆盖范围 & 可用的大小
The persistence of 小须芒草 in a wide range of geographical regions, 土壤, and climates makes it very useful in for conservation applications. It is commonly used on revegatation areas, 缓冲带, and very marginal 土壤 for soil stabilization.
Little bluestem when grazed or hayed prior to seed stem elongation makes good quality forage. When heavily grazed with more palatable species such as Big Bluestem, 小须芒草 will increase in the population over time.
小须芒草 makes an attractive landscape species whether it is in small groups or large mass plantings. The unique reddish-orange color of the foliage after frost makes it one of the most popular of the 原生草.