Panicum coloratum

Panicum coloratum

Kleingrass

Warm season, moderately drought tolerant perennial bunchgrass adapted to a wide range of sites. Highly palatable and nutritious to livestock. Frequently used as irrigated pasture grass in the south.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
19 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
43.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
490,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes