Green Needlegrass

Nassella viridula, native
  • Found in open meadows, foothills grasslands and parkland areas
  • In the Prairies, found where topsoil is deeper and richer, on heavy clays or sometimes on sandy soil with a high water table
  • Good soil stabilizer (2-3m of roots)
  • Moderately resistant to grazing
  • Excellent seedling vigour
  • Tall, slender bunchgrassCool season perennial that starts growth in late April

Characteristics Table
Growth Habit Bunchgrass
Flood Tolerance  Fair
Drought Tolerance Excellent
Salt Tolerance Poor
Soil PH Neutral to Basic
Soil Type Medium to Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb 180,000
Canopy Mature Height 50-120 cm

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