Looking to add cover to your property? Native Bedding Mix is a blend of warm season native grasses that provide a great bedding source. These grasses typically grow 6'-8' tall and provide plenty of cover for a variety of wildlife. This blend is also a great option for breaking up food sources and promoting continuous buck movement searching for does in your plots. With maintenance, you can expect these grasses to have a life expectancy of 25 years and beyond!
For best results, make sure the seed site is free of all vegetation and sees full sunlight. When planting large areas, divide with a fire break such as Triple P. Prescribed fire should be done every 3-4 years to promote plant regrowth and suppress unwanted grass and woody plants.
--8 lbs 1 acre 43,560 sq ft/4,840 sq yd
--Planting Date: April-June 15
--Soil Type: Widely adapted
--Planting Note: Spray 2 qts per acre of glyphosate at first sign of weeds, around 4-6'' tall. Till approximately 1 week later. Spray again 3-6 weeks after tilling and plant. Lightly roll or culti-pack after seeding. IMPORTANT: Make sure the site is free of any vegetation. Open areas with mostly sunshine are best. If using a hand seeder, add pelletized lime to help broadcast seed. If drilling, you may use oats to help with seeding.
Fertilizer Recommendation: Native Grasses do not require fertilizer.