Turf  Seed Varieties

Approx. Seed/lb.

Pounds/Acre

Lbs./1,000 Ft.²

Time of Seeding

Bentgrass

8,000,000

45 to 90

1 to 2

(March- Sept.)

Bermudagrass

1,787,000

45 to 90

1 to 2

(May- July) 65° + Soil Temperature

Buffalograss

56,000

45 to 90

1 to 2

(May- July) 65° + Soil Temperature

Clover, White Dutch

260,000

20 to 25

1/2

(Feb.- June)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Crownvetch

110,000

20 to 30

1/2

(April- June)

Fescue, Chewing

615,000

130 to 220

3 to 5

(March- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Fescue, Creeping Red

615,000

130 to 220

3 to 5

(March- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Fescue, Kentucky 31 Tall

225,000

260 to 435

6 to 10

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Fescue, Turf Type Tall

225,000

260 to 435

6 to 10

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Kentucky Bluegrass

2,200,000

90 to 130

2 to 3

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Redtop, Barracuda

5,100,000

45 to 90

1 to 2

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Ryegrass, Annual

270,000

175 to 260

4 to 6

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Ryegrass, Turf Type Perennial

270,000

175 to 260

4 to 6

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Zoysiagrass

1,200,000

45 to 90

1 to 2

(May- July)

Easy Beauty Lawn Mix

Varies

260 to 390

6 to 9

(Feb.- April)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Emerald Excellence Perennial Ryegrass Mix

270,000

175 to 260

4 to 6

(Feb.-May)  (Aug.-Oct.)

Shady Lawn Mix

Varies

130 to 220

3 to 5

(Feb.- April)  (Aug.- Oct.)

Vista Turf Type Tall Fescue Blend

225,000

260 to 435

6 to 10

(Feb.- May)  (Aug.- Oct.)

West Salem Lawn Mix

Varies

130 to 220

3 to 5

(Feb.- April)  (Aug.- Oct.)

 

VARIETY

POUNDS/ACRE

DEPTH TO PLANT

LBS/BU.

TIME OF SEEDING

APPROX. SEED/LB

 

Alfalfa*

18 to 30

1/4

60

(Feb.- May) (Aug.- Sept)

220,000

Perennial

Barley

72 to 96

1/2 to 1

48

(Aug. – Sept.)

14,000

Winter Annual

Birdsfoot Trefoil*

6 to 8

0 to 1/4

60

(Feb.–April) (Aug.-Sept.)

375,000

Perennial

Bromegrass

15 to 25

0 to 1/2

12

(Feb.-April) (Aug.-Oct.)

134,000

Perennial

Buckwheat

48 to 60

3/4 to 1

48

(May – July)

20,400

Summer Annual

Clover, Alsike*

4 to 6

0 to 1/4

60

(Feb.-April) (Aug.-Sept.)

680,000

Biennial

Clover, Crimson*

15 to 20

0 to 1/4

60

(July- Oct.)

150,000

Annual

Clover, Ladino*

1 to 3

0 to 1/4

60

(Jan.-April) (Aug.-Sept.)

860,000

Perennial

Clover, Mammoth Red*

8 to 12

0 to 1/4

60

(Jan.- April)

275,000

Biennial

Clover, Medium Red*

8 to 12

0 to 1/4

60

(Jan.-April) (Aug.-Sept.)

275,000

Biennial

Clover, Sweet*

15 to 20

0 to 1/4

60

(Jan.-May) (Aug.-Sept.)

260,000

Biennial

Crownvetch*

12 to 15

0 to 1/4

60

(April –June)

122,000

Perennial

Fescue, Tall

15 to 25

0 to 1/2

22

(Feb.-May) (Aug.-Oct.)

225,000

Perennial

Kentucky Bluegrass

15 to 20

0 to 1/4

14

(Feb.-May) (Aug.-Oct.)

2,200,000

Perennial

Lespedeza, Hulled Korean*

10 to 15

0 to 1/4

60

(March –May)

320,000

Summer Annual

Lespedeza, Unhulled Korean*

20 to 25

0 to 1/4

25

(Feb. –April)

240,000

Summer Annual

Lespedeza, Hulled Serecia*

20 to 30

0 to 1/4

60

(Feb. –May)

335,000

Perennial

Oats- Spring

64 to 80

1/2

32

(Feb. –April)

22,800

Spring Annual

Oats- Winter

64 to 80

1/2

32

(Aug. –Sept.)

22,800

Winter Annual

Orchardgrass

15 to 25

0 to 1/2

14

(Feb.-May) (Aug.- Oct.)

590,000

Perennial

Green Valley Pasture Mix

20 to 25

0 to 1/4

 

(Feb.-May) (Aug.- Oct.)

Varies

Varied

Enduro Pasture Mix

20 to 25

0 to 1/4

 

(Feb.-May) (Aug.- Oct.)

Varies

Varied

Pearl Millet

15 to 30

1/2 to 3/4

50

(May- July)

83,000

Summer Annual

Rape, Dwarf Essex

6 to 10

1/4 to 1/2

50

(March –July)

157,000

Summer Annual

Redtop, Common

6 to 10

0 to 1/4

27

(Feb.-June) (Aug.-Oct.)

5,100,000

Perennial

Reeds Canarygrass

8 to 12

1/4

30

(Feb.-May) (Aug.-Sept.)

550,000

Perennial

Ryegrain, Winter

50 to 90

1/2 to 3/4

56

(Aug.- Oct.)

19,000

Winter Annual

Ryegrass, Annual

25 to 35

0 to 1/2

24

(Feb.-June) (Aug.-Oct.)

270,000

Annual

Ryegrass, Perennial

25 to 35

0 to 1/2

24

(Feb.-June) (Aug.-Oct.)

270,000

Perennial

Sorghum- Sudangrass

15 to 30

1/2 to 3/4

40

(May- July)

15,000

Summer Annual

Timothy

8 to 12

0 to 1/2

45

(Feb.-May) (Aug.-Oct.)

1,230,000

Perennial

Vetch, Hairy Winter*

30 to 50

1/2 to 3/4

60

(Aug.- Sept.)

11,000

Winter Annual

Wheat, Winter

60 to 120

1/2 to 3/4

60

(Sept.- Oct.)

12,000

Winter Annual

 

* Need to inoculate all legumes