River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

SUDANGRASS                                                                           $0.95 per/lb

Sorghum sudanense

TYPE: Annual bunchgrass

HEIGHT: 5-8 feet

HABITAT: Loves heat and drought tolerant

SEEDING RATEPlant 25 lbs. per acre


Grows 5-8 feet and produces over 2,000 lbs of seed per acre under the right conditions. It can be flooded for waterfowl or left dry for upland birds. Sudangrass supplies winter cover as well as an abundance of hard seed which lasts until spring. It is known for suppressing weeds, loosening soil and adds a healthy amount of organic matter to the soil. This fast growing grass loves heat and will grow on average soil with no irrigation. 

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here)These species should be planted after the last chance of frost. Drill 25 lbs. per acre about 1” to 2” deep, roll if possible, or spin spread 30 lbs. per acre, lightly harrow to cover seed and roll if possible. Spread 100 lbs. of 16-16-16 and 150 lbs. of 46-0-0 fertilizer.