River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration
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  REDROOT PIGWEED                                                              $11.50 per/lb     Amaranthus retroflexus

TYPE: Annual


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SEEDING RATE: Plant 8-12 lbs per acre


STRATIFICATION: None

This is a native annual forb that grows like a weed and produces millions of tiny hard seeds. When flooded in the fall, puddle ducks love these. It is a good reseeder and will volunteer year after year. Smartweed and wild millet are good companion species to be mixed with it when planting.   

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here). In the spring, drill 4-6 lbs. per acre near the surface or spin spread 6-8 lbs. per acre and lightly harrow either way. Roll if possible. Apply 100 lbs. of 16-16-16 and 100 lbs. of 46-0-0 of fertilizer.
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