Illinois Deer Cover Native Grass Mix
When ordering, please place order in amount of desired acres of coverage.
These unique blends of native warm season grasses, legumes and wildflowers have been specifically designed by wildlife biologists and agronomists to meet the deer’s four greatest cover needs – bedding cover, escape cover, thermal cover and fawning cover. Each blend is specifically designed for unique geographic locations and soil types. Choose the blend that best fits your situation.
North of I-80 - Well Drained Soil (DRY): 5% Blue Grama, 20% Big Bluestem, 8% Little Bluestem, 3% Green Needle Grass, 18% Indiangrass, 8% Sideoats Grama,20% Switchgrass, 5% Eastern Gama, 3% Sand Dropseed, 5% Canada Wildrye, 8% Virginia Wildrye
South of I-64 - Well Drained Soil (DRY): 4% Blue Grama, 18% Big Bluestem, 10% Little Bluestem, 15% Indiangrass, 3% Sand Lovegrass, 15% Sideoats Grama, 20% Switchgrass, 5% Eastern Gama, 1% Sand Dropseed, 5% Canada Wildrye, 7% Virginia Wildrye
Central Illinois: 25% Big Bluestem, 5% Little Bluestem, 18% Indiangrass, 8% Side Oats Grama, 20% Switchgrass, 10% Eastern Gama, 3% Sand Dropseed, 8% Canada Wildrye, 5% Virginia Wildrye
Poorly Drained Soil (WET) - State Wide Mix: 29% Big Bluestem, 6% Little Bluestem, 6% Indiangrass, 6% Side Oats Grama, 35% Switchgrass, 3% Sand Dropseed, 6% Canada Wildrye, 9% Virginia Wildrye