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Forage Seeds

Persist Orchard Grass Seed - 5 Lbs.

Planting Persist Orchard Grass Seed

Seeding Rate

Seed Persist at 18-20 lbs per acre for straight seeding.  If using with other grasses, rate should be reduced to 8-10 lbs.  For best weed control plant clovers after adequate establishment and weed management has been performed.  For more precise recommendations, consult your local extension agent.

Establishment and Vigor

Persist is easily established and has excellent seedling vigor.  Use of white clover or other legumes can also increase persistence and yield.


Persist orchard grass has a very wide adaptation and has successfully been grown as far north as Canada and as far south as northern Georgia, Memphis, TN, and Oklahoma City, OK, as well as the Western and Eastern United States.

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