Needle & Threadgrass

Needle & Threadgrass "bails" after custom field collection in a native southern utah stand.


A Little Bit About Us

Great Basin Seed has a proud heritage in the Intermountain West seed industry. Our family lineage and business heritage are directly linked to the beginnings of reclamation, revegetation and wildlife habitat improvement.


Great Basin Seed
450 South 50 East
Ephraim, UT 84627

Contact Info

435.283.1411 (Office)
435.283.6872 (Fax)

Our premium Lawn and Turf Blend is specially blended for a broad range of climates throughout the United States. The mix contains 80% Kentucky Bluegrass (a total of 3 varieties) and 20% blend Perennial Ryegrass (a total of 2 varieties) blend. Well suited for yards and landscapes. For sports fields and high traffic areas we recommend our Patagonia lawn blend. We offer a variety of different mixes for a broad range of applications, so give us a call if you would like advise on the best seed for your application.

The water requirements of this blend will vary depending upon your location. It grows very well under irrigation in the southwest desert, intermountain west Great Basin. It will grows well in more humid/wet parts of the USA with little supplemental water .

Our Lawn & Turf Blend is designed to grown in two stages: The Perennial Ryegrass will germinate and show in 7-10 days. It will bind the soil/seed bed and hold moisture for the slower germinating Kentucky Bluegrass, which will germinate and show in 21 days. Many Lawnscape companies and Turf Farms across the Intermountain West use our Lawn and Turf Blend.

Seed should be applied at a rate of 5 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. or 250 pounds per acre. After planting, the seed bed should be kept wet at all times during germination and establishment and not allowed to dry out.

  • 70% Kentucky Bluegrass (3 premium turf varieties based on annual availability)
  • 30% Perennial Ryegrass (2 premium turf varieties based on annual availability)

Please call 435.283.1411 if you are a turf farm interested in bulk pricing.

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