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Hearne Seed

Boston Plantain OMRI coated

$117.50

Boston Plantain OMRI coated

$117.50

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Boston Plantain
For quantities over 500 lbs. (more than 10 bags of 50 pounds) please contact us by Phone at 800 253 7346 or click here for a price quote and delivery options.

Plantain is a rapid establishing, deep rooted, drought tolerant, mineral rich, perennial herb, preferably grazed by all classes of livestock.   It has a deep root system, with drought tolerance that is similar to orchardgrass.  Plantain will perform in a wide range of soil types and climatic conditions -with dry matter production similar to perennial ryegrass with superior preformance over ryegrass in summer and fall.  

Establishment vigor is rapid- similar to ryegrass  

Plantain can be prone to damage from red legged earth mites and slugs, especially at establishment.  Control methods may need to be considered based on pest populations.

Sowing: 

 

  • Plant at 3-5 pounds per acre as a mix,10 pounds per acre as a single stand
  • Should be sown in mixtures with grasses, legumes and other forage herbs.
  • Seed at 4-5 pounds per acre in a chicory or clover mix.
  •  Seed 3-4 pounds per acre with prairie grass.
  • In mild climates plantain can be sown at any time provided there is adequate moisture with best results from fall and spring plantings.

 

 

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