This fine-bladed, blue prairie grass is a selection of the Schizachyrium species that sports outstanding red-orange color in fall.
Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Little bluestem USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10 Mature Height: 48 inches Seedhead Color: Purple Exposure: Full Sun
Plugs per Tray 38. Depth 3". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 8.54 Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights) Soil PH: 5.8-6.2 Soil EC: 1.8-2.2 Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks Growing Info: Pinching not required. Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings. Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems. Vernalization Requirements: Not required. Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial. Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed. Day Length: Long Day Other: Follow monthly broad spectrum fungicide control program.