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Mix 231 - Northern Detention Basin Economy Mix

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$81.45Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 231
MixRegions: 1, 2, 6
Site Moisture: Medium to Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 231 (Northern Detention Basin Economy Mix) is designed for detention basins with the environmental conditions of the northeastern tier states with dry to wet soils.  The amount of seeds per pound of each species in the mix has been calculated using the number of seeds per pound of each species factored by environmental parameters.  Those seeds are listed in the table below with weights of ounces per pound of seed mix.

Rate: 6.90-9.30 PLS pounds/acre

We recommend including a nurse crop for this mix.  For fall thru spring, we recommend 20 to 32 Pounds of OATS per acre or 2 to 4 Pounds of ANNUAL RYE per acre.  For summer, we recommend 6 to 8 Pounds of BROWN TOP MILLET per acre.

Common Name

Botanical Name


Virginia Wildrye Elymus virginicus


Switchgrass Panicum virgatum 1.6
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata 0.5
Deer Tongue Grass Panicum clandestinum 0.5
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 2.4
Soft Rush Juncus effusus 0.6
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens 0.4
Shallow Sedge Carex lurida 2.2
Path Rush Juncus tenuis 0.4
Showy Tickseed Bidens aristosa 0.9
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.15
Blackeyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 0.18
Cutleaf Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata 0.7
American Senna Senna hebecarpa 1.5
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 0.17
Iron Weed Vernonia altissima 0.5
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 0.9

**The composition of the mix shown above is subject to change without notice due to seed availability.  Substitutions are selected based on similar plant characteristics.  If the exact individual species are critical to your planting needs, please contact us to ensure that we can fill your request without substitution.**

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1 lb: $ 81.45
11-50 lbs: $ 3,665.25
1 oz: $ 8.91


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