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Orchard Grass Seeds

SKU: AM016057
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5 pounds $7.99/lb
10 pounds $7.50/lb
25 pounds $7.60/lb
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Orchard Grass is an extremely versatile variety. This low maintenance groundcover is perfect for livestock grazing and can be used for pasture, hay or silage. It is considered one of the best forage grasses and is also used by birds for nesting, brood rearing, escape and winter cover. Orchard Grass is also a great solution for erosion control and can be planted as a cover crop.
key features
Botanical Name
Dactylis glomerata
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Seed Coverage
5 lbs covers 8,712 sq ft.
10 lbs covers 17,424 sq ft.
25 lbs covers 1 acre
Attracts Birds, Groundcover, Erosion Control


This cool season grass grows to be about 18” tall and the cool season grass is one of the earliest species to grow in the spring. We recommend cutting once it reaches ankle-high and then cutting every 4-6 weeks after that. Although this grass is a perennial, it may need to be re-seeded in the fall or spring, depending on usage.