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Slender Wheatgrass

  • Cool-season perennial with dense, fibrous and relatively shallow root system
  • Short-lived with strong seedling vigour and good summer palatability
  • Adapted to a wide range of soil types
  • Uses include hay, pasture, revegetation and erosion control


VarietySlender Wheatgrass
UseHay & Pasture
Root HabitBunch-grass
Plant TypeElongating
Preferred Growing ConditionsAdapted to a wide range of soils; prefers well drained loamy soils
Production PeriodMid Spring – Summer
  • Short-lived perennial
Approx. Seeds/lb135,000
Seeding Rate lb/acre10-14


Environmental Tolerances
Drought ToleranceModerate
Flooding ToleranceModerate
Optimum PH6.6 – 8.4
Acidity ToleranceLow to Moderate
Alkalinity ToleranceModerate to High
Salinity ToleranceHigh
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