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Sporobolus airoides 
Alkali Sacaton

Item #: 2052
Category: Grasses
Habit: Perennial
Height: 2-4 feet
Planting Rates: 
0.5 lb. per acre
1 lb. covers 87,000 sq. ft.
Suggested seeding rates can be increased 3-4 times or more for fuller coverage sooner.

1 D-Pak - $9.00
1 lb. - $25.00



Soil Moisture

Sand Loam Clay Caliche  Full  Partial Dappled Shade
 X    X    X    X    X                dry, medium, moist 

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This large warm-season perennial bunch grass is a great addition to seedings in arid or semi-arid regions of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Alkali Sacaton is highly drought tolerant and requires low moisture levels. Great for stabilizing disturbed areas. It has a high salt tolerance and works well in restoring oil well pits. Source of food for wildlife. Survives on as little as 12" precipitation per year.

photo by Sally & Andy Wasowski


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