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Mix 240 - Southern Retention Basin Economy Mix

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$113.85Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 240
MixRegions: 3, 5
Site Moisture: Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 240 (Southern Retention Basin Economy Mix) is designed for retention basins with the environmental conditions of the southeastern tier states with 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: 9.10-12.10 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


Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata


Rice Cut Grass Leersia oryzoides 1.2
Red Top Panicum Panicum rigidulum 2.0
Frank's Sedge Carex frankii 2.1
Shallow Sedge Carex lurida 3.0
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 1.5
Soft Rush Juncus effusus 0.3
Rufous Bulrush Scirpus pendulus 0.1
Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis 2.2
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.2
Blue Flag Iris virginica 1.0
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis 0.04
Seed Box Ludwigia alternifolia 0.05
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens 0.06
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 1.2
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 0.25

**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: $ 113.85
11-50 lbs: $ 5,123.25
1 oz: $ 11.39


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Mix 240 - Southern Retention Basin Economy Mix

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