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Sporobolus airoides - Alkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton (Seed)

Sporobolus airoides - Alkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton (Seed)

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  • Sporobolus airoides - Alkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton (Seed)
    • Sporobolus airoides - Alkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton (Seed)

    Sporobolus airoides - Alkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton (Seed)

    Bunchgrass native to arid portions of southern CA, including deserts. Excellent for erosion control and for hot dry spots. Graceful pinkish seedheads catch the light. Does well in clay soil.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameSporobolus airoides
    Common NameAlkali Dropseed, Alkali Sacaton
    Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
    Height by Width3ft. x 3ft.
    Flower ColorNone
    Flowering MonthsApril, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz300 sq ft
    1/4 lbs1200 sq ft
    1/2 lbs2400 sq ft
    1 lbs7260 sq ft
    5lbs per acre

    * 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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