Rice Cut Grass

CHARACTERISTICS
Planting Rate 1 PLS lbs/acre
Plant Height 3-4 Ft
Seed Count 500,000 Seeds Per Pound
Botanical Name Leersia oryzoides
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun to Part Shade
Preferred Sites Wet, Saturated Soils
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Description

This is a wetland type perennial grass often found in swamps, around ponds, wet meadows and roadside ditches.

AREA OF ADAPTATION: Rice Cut Grass grows in full sun and can get 4-5 ft tall when mature with broad green leaves. This is a warm season type of grass that is very slow to establish, but is excellent for wildlife feed and habitat.

PLANTING: Rice Cut Grass seeds require a dormancy periond of 180 to 279 days, so recommended planting time late summer or early fall.

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