Cabin Seed Mix

$3.85
  • Designed for Intermountain West mountain
  • Use on cabin sites, road cuts, disturbed areas
  • Suited for elevations above 7,000′
  • Needs 16″ or more annual precipitation

BUY 40 POUNDS AND GET 1 POUND MOUNTAIN WILDFLOWER MIX FREE! (Free mix is added automatically to your cart)

Quantity is per pound. Example: 1 = 1 lb, 2 = 2 lbs, 3 = 3lbs, etc. This is pure seed, not a live plant.

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Mountain Wildflower Mix

  • Annual and perennial mix
  • Use in ornamental landscaping
  • Adapted to mountain regions of the western U.S.
  • Use for elevations above 7,000 feet
  • Promotes pollinating and beneficial insects
  • Approximately 325,000 seeds per pound
  • Covers up to 8,000 square feet
  • Durable, attractive cotton bags
  • Coated with Pinnacle for superior germination

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Cabin Seed Mix Distribution Area

Min. to Max. Annual Precipitation

36in.

Average Max. Height

Cabin Seed Mix was designed for mountain cabin sites and other areas of disturbance in the mountain area. Performs best at and altitude of 7,000ft and above. Best planted in late fall when seeds will lay dormant until spring. Commonly applied with our Mountain Wildflower Mix.

Our Cabin Seed mix was designed for mountain cabin sites, road cuts or other areas of disturbance in the mountains of the Intermountain West. It performs best at an altitude of 7,000′ and above. It will grow in most areas with 16 inches of annual precipitation.

Consider our Cabin Seed mix for seeding the following applications:

  • Road Cuts
  • Construction Disturbance
  • Septic System Lines
  • Water and Utility Lines
  • Power Lines
  • Water Wells
  • Foundation Disturbance
  • Clearing Wooded Areas

Cabin Seed Mix is best planted in late fall (Spetember-October) when seed will lay dormant until spring. Cabin mix may also be seeded in early spring to take advantage of spring moisture.

Seed should be planted no deeper than 1/4″. Broadcasting is the most common form of seed application and soil should be scarified with a harrow, rake or some other form of light disturbance.

Planting Rate:
16 lbs./acre drilled (1/4″ deep)
20 lbs./acre broadcast (1/4″ deep)

  • Winter Triticale
  • Perennial Ryegrass
  • Mountain Bromegrass
  • Slender Wheatgrass
  • Forage Type Kentucky Bluegrass
  • Medium Red Clover

Recommended add-ons:

Cabin Seed Mix is commonly applied with our Mountain Wildflower Mix to reclaim and beautify construction sites in mountain park communities, resorts, villages and cabin areas. Also consider our Honey Bee Wildflower Mix to add additional color and promote pollination.

We can modify this seed mix to your liking. Other varieties may be better adapted to your site. Call 435.283.1411 and let us help you design something specific to your needs and desired outcome. Custom mixes are our forte and there are no additional charges. Some minimums may apply.

This product has a minimum purchase quantity of 10 pounds.

The graphic above should provide a good visual reference of proper seeding depth. Note: The roll/pack step is highly recommended (but not necessary) with the broadcast seeding method. We do NOT recommend you roll/pack after drilling unless you are absolutely certain your drill is set to the shallowest possible drill depth – no more than .25″. A drill depth set too deep will result in buried seeds, poor germination and poor establishment – or failure.

Left: Ideal soil prep and proper broadcast method seed depth. The seeds have good soil contact on an even seed bed.

Right: Large dirt clods result in poor soil contact and uneven establishment. To the best of your ability, prepare an even, disturbed seed bed. What is “correct” or “ideal” will vary with your circumstances. In a range situations or on rocky ground the soil in the left photo is unrealistic.

Pasture mixes &Correct Sowing Methods


Correct sowing method is crucial for the establishment of healthy pasture. Few things have so direct an effect on success – or failure. The following methods are recommended:

Broadcast + Roll (BEST): Broadcast seed on a prepared seed bed. In small plots this is easy done by hand. For medium plots, a fertilizer broadcaster works well. In large-scale seedings a tractor/truck/SUV mounter fertilizer spreader works well. After broadcasting, walking on the area works in small areas and accomplishes the same goal as a roller. In med-large scale seedings, compact the soil surface with a push-roller or a roller mounted to a vehicle or tractor. The goal of the roller is to “press” the seed into the soil surface, ensuring the best possible soil contact.

Broadcast (GOOD): Broadcast seed on a prepared seed bed. In small plots this is easy done by hand. For medium plots, a fertilizer broadcaster works well. In large-scale seedings a tractor/truck/SUV mounter fertilizer spreader works well. DO NOT attempt to bury the seed after broadcasting.

Drilling (GOOD, BUT MUST BE DONE CORRECTLY): There are countless brands and styles of drills. Each are set to their specific make and model – there is no “universal” setting. Set your drill to the desired seeding rate and lift disks to barely scratch the surface. DO NOT bury the seeds. One of the leading causes of establishment failure is sowing too deep.

Additional Information
Seed Count

145000

Growth Height:

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