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Dixie Signalgrass

Dixie Signalgrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationAnnual, Perennial
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.

Dixie Signalgrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth RateNone
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormBunch
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet3
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Dixie Signalgrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceNone
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum6.9
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)24
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)52

Dixie Signalgrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodSummer
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsFall
Fruit Seed Period EndsWinter
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound75000
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Dixie Signalgrass Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductYes
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Dixie Signalgrass

Dixie Signalgrass grows like a Graminoid. Dixie Signalgrass is an Annual, Perennial. Dixie Signalgrass is Introduced to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Dixie Signalgrass is actively growing. Dixie Signalgrass has a None growth rate after harvest. Dixie Signalgrass is not an allelopath. Dixie Signalgrass has a Medium C:N Ratio. Dixie Signalgrass has a coppice potential of No. Dixie Signalgrass is fall conspicuous. Dixie Signalgrass has a White colored flower. Dixie Signalgrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Dixie Signalgrass has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Dixie Signalgrass has a Porous foliage porosity. Dixie Signalgrass has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Dixie Signalgrass are Brown. Seeds of Dixie Signalgrass are Yes conspicuous. Dixie Signalgrass grows as a Bunch. The growth rate of Dixie Signalgrass is Rapid. The mature height of Dixie Signalgrass is 3 feet. The lifespan of Dixie Signalgrass is Short. The shape and orientation of Dixie Signalgrass is Erect. Dixie Signalgrass is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Dixie Signalgrass is adapted to fine textured soils. Dixie Signalgrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is None. Dixie Signalgrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is Low. Dixie Signalgrass requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Dixie Signalgrass is 5.5. The maximum pH of Dixie Signalgrass is 6.9. The minimum Precipitation that Dixie Signalgrass requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Dixie Signalgrass can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Dixie Signalgrass is 24 inches. The salininty tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is None. The shade tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Dixie Signalgrass is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Dixie Signalgrass requires is 52. The bloom period of Dixie Signalgrass is Summer. The commerical availability of Dixie Signalgrass is Contracting Only. The fruit seed abundance of Dixie Signalgrass is High. The fruit seed period of Dixie Signalgrass begins Fall. The fruit seed period of Dixie Signalgrass ends Winter. The fruit seed persistance of Dixie Signalgrass is Yes. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by bare roots. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by bulbs. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by container. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by corms. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by cuttings. Dixie Signalgrass is propagated by seed. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by sod. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by sprig. Dixie Signalgrass is not propagated by tubers. Dixie Signalgrass can generally yield 75000 seeds per pound of seeds. Dixie Signalgrass has a Moderate seed spread rate. Dixie Signalgrass has a High seedling vigor. Dixie Signalgrass has a High seedling vigor. Dixie Signalgrass does not have a small grain. Dixie Signalgrass has a None vegatative spread rate. Dixie Signalgrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Dixie Signalgrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Dixie Signalgrass makes a good fodder product. Dixie Signalgrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Dixie Signalgrass does not make a good lumber product. Dixie Signalgrass does not make a naval store product. Dixie Signalgrass is not palatable to browse animals. Dixie Signalgrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Dixie Signalgrass is not palatable to humans. Dixie Signalgrass does not make a pulpwood product. Dixie Signalgrass does not make a veneer product. Dixie Signalgrass is of the category, Monocot.
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