Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 38 plants
Common Name: Switch grass
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10
Mature Height: 84 inches
Seedhead Color: Yellow
Exposure: Full Sun
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: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at very low levels of 50-75 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Leaf spots, Panicum rust.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long day
Other: Requires warm soil to grow, or roots will rot.