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Agrostis pallens - Bent Grass (Seed)

Agrostis pallens - Bent Grass (Seed)


  • Agrostis pallens - Bent Grass (Seed)
    • Agrostis pallens - Bent Grass (Seed)

    Agrostis pallens - Bent Grass (Seed)

    $6.00 Excl. tax

      PLEASE PLANT RESPONSIBLY Please protect the delicate balance of our native ecosystems by not sowing seeds in parks and nature preserves or wilderness areas.Available in store: Check availability

      An easy turf substitute or groundcover under shrubs and trees. Tolerates foot traffic and can be mowed. Relatively drought-tolerant and will stay green year round with summer water. Cool season.


      Plant Characteristics
      Species NameAgrostis pallens
      Common NameBent Grass
      Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
      Height by Width1ft. x 3ft.
      Flower ColorNone
      Flowering MonthsJune, July, August
      Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
      Water RequirementModerate
      Soil TypeAny
      Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
      Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
      Sowing Rates
      1 oz65 sq ft
      1/4 lbs250 sq ft
      1/2 lbs500 sq ft
      1 lbs1000 sq ft

      * Sowing difficulty levels:
      • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
      • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
      • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination

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