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Phalaris arundinacea L.
reed canarygrass
PHAR3

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 5.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 537920
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Phalaris arundinacea L.
reed canarygrass
PHAR3
Cultivar: Auburn

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 5.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 537920
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Phalaris arundinacea L.
reed canarygrass
PHAR3
Cultivar: Ioreed

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 6.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.9
pH, Maximum 8.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 32
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 537920
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Phalaris arundinacea L.
reed canarygrass
PHAR3
Cultivar: Palaton

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 6.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.9
pH, Maximum 8.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 537920
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Phalaris arundinacea L.
reed canarygrass
PHAR3
Cultivar: Vantage

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 6.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.9
pH, Maximum 8.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -32
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 537920
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/20/2014 06:27 PM MDT