Mountain Pass Grass Mixture

$7.95
  • Suited to high elevation sites of the west
  • For mountain meadows, passes and valleys
  • Drought resistant, cool-season species
  • Deep rooted and hardy
  • Good resistance to grazing

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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Our Mountain Pass Grass Mixture is ideally suited to high elevation sites of the western united states above 8,000′.  This grass mix provides deep green grasses suited to the mountain meadows, passes and valleys of the western landscape. The species in this mix are drought resistant species, deep rooted and cool seasoned for maximum forage production. Mountain grasses typically have good resistance to overgrazing because of constant exposure to pressures of wildlife and domestic livestock use. The species are tough, beautiful and hardy.

Mountain Pass Grass Mixture consists of:

  • Smooth Bromegrass
  • Crested Wheatgrass
  • Slender Wheatgrass
  • Intermediate Wheatgrass
  • Russian Wildrye

Seeds Per Pound: 146,650
Acre Rate: 30 to 40 lbs
Lbs per 1000sq feet: 2 lb

We offer several warm season grass mixes suited to different elevation zones. Use the table below to select the seed mix best suited to your area.

 

Grass MixtureBest Elevation SeasonArea of Adaptation
Homesteader’s Choice3,000 - 6,000'WarmSouthwest and Midwest prairies, from Canda to the Mexico border states
Santa Fe TrailUp to 8,000'WarmSouthwest and Midwest prairies, from Canda to the Mexico border states
Pioneer Pride4,000 - 5,000'WarmSouthwest and Midwest prairies, from Canda to the Mexico border states
Mountain PassOver 8,000'Cool**Southwest and Midwest prairies, from Canda to the Mexico border states

 

••While the Mountain Pass mix is a cool season mix, it is listed here with warm season mixes because it’s area of adaptation overlaps states and elevation zones where cool and warm season grasses mix.

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