Andropogon

Andropogon gerardii (38 cells)

Cell Size: 38 cell tray. Depth 3". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 8.54
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at very low levels of 50-75 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Leaf spots, rusts
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: None

SKU:6530

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Ready May 25, 2020
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Description

Description

Big Bluestem is a clump forming warm season native perennial grass. The lower stems are a purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. Big Bluestem is a major component of the tallgrass prairie.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Big bluestem
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
  Mature Height: 96 inches
  Seedhead Color: Green
  Exposure: Full Sun

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

Cell Size: 38 cell tray. Depth 3". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 8.54
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at very low levels of 50-75 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Leaf spots, rusts
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: None

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