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Andropogon virginicus (38 cells)

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A strongly upright clumping grass. In late summer, green leaf blades give way to hues of red and purple and then bright orange in fall. Color remains through the winter. Attractive in meadow gardens and natural areas. Extremely drought tolerant.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Broom sedge
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
  Mature Height: 72 inches
  Seedhead Color: Yellow
  Exposure: Full Sun

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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