Coastal Panic Grass (Panicum amarum Elliott)
New/untested species, not yet recommended for some or all applications.
- Seeds/pound: 325,000
- Seeding rate: 10 lbs pure live seed/acre
- Seeding date: early spring
- Prefers soil pH of 5 to 7.6.
- Warm-season bunch grass with deep root system
- Relative of switchgrass
- Very high yield potential
- Good for soil conservation/wildlife uses
- Very high potential for biomass uses
- High drought tolerance
- unacceptably low forage quality
- prefers sandy or well-drained soils
- intolerant of poorly-drained soils
- slow to establish