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Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis L.)

New/Untested species, not yet recommended for some or all applications

Characteristics

  • Yield based on 3 harvests/season
  • Seeding rate: 8-12 lbs pure live seed/acre
  • Seeding date: early spring, late summer before August 15
  • Usually sown in mixtures for pasture
  • Can be used as a hay crop
  • Very early spring growth

Advantages

  • easy to establish
  • good tolerance to poorly-drained soils

Concerns

  • fluffy seed difficult to sow, should be coated
  • lower yielding than other tall grasses
  • low midsummer yield

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