Thickspike Wheatgrass is a drought tolerant reclamation grass which also makes a good low maintenance turf. It is a cool season, sodforming grass, medium green in color. It handles a medium amount of traffic. Unlike many of its drought tolerant turf competitors, Thickspike Wheatgrass is a sodforming grass so it makes more of a mat rather than the uneven surface of a bunchgrass. It can be slow to establish a lawn but the effort is worth it. The seeding rate for a Thickspike Wheatgrass lawn is 5 lbs per 1000 sq ft.
(Technically this is not a mix but it is classified with the other lawn mixes.)
- Purpose: Aesthetics and Erosion
- Latin Name:
- Zone: 3, 4, 5, and 6
- Height: 8" - 14"
- Flower Seeds:
- Grass Seeds: Thickspike Wheatgrass
- Turf Types:
- Sun/Shade Tolerance: 1 - Very Sunny
- Cool/Warm: Cool
- Min. Precipitation: 8" - 12"
- Seeds Per Pound:
- Native/Introduced: Native
- Annual/Perrenial: Perennial
- Bloom Period:
- Planting Rate: 5 lbs/1000 sq ft
- Cold Hardiness: Hardy
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