Seeding Chart

Seeding Chart for Common Turf and Forage Species

Turf Seeding Rates (Pure Stand lbs/1,000 sq ft)  
Species New Stand  Inter-seeding    
Bentgrass 1.5 0.75    
Bermudagrass 5 2-3    
Fine Fescue 10 5    
Kentucky Bluegrass 5 2-3    
Perennial Ryegrass 10 5    
Tall Fescue 7-10 5    
Zoysia 2 1    
         
Forage Seeding Rates (Pure Stand lbs/acre)  
Species Pasture / Range Hay / Silage Cover Crop Wildlife
Alfalfa 20 15   20
Alsike Clover 10 10   10
Annual Ryegrass 30 25 20  
Arrowleaf Clover 15 10   15
Bahiagrass 25 25    
Bermudagrass 10 10    
Berseem Clover 20 15   20
Birdsfoot Trefoil 15 10    
Bluestem 15 10    
Browntop Millet 40 30    
Buckwheat     50 50
Chicory 5 5   5
Cowpeas 50 40   50
Crimson Clover 20 15   20
Dove Proso Millet       25
Eastern Gamagrass 12 PLS 10 PLS    
Egyptian Wheat 15 10    
Festulolium 30 25    
Forage Sorghum (Conventional)   5-8    
Forage Sorghum (BMR)   5-8    
German Millet   20    
Hairy Vetch 35 30 25  
Hybrid Pearl Millet 20 15    
Indiangrass 15 10    
Japanese Millet       15
Kentucky Bluegrass 15 10    
Kobe Lespedeza 40 40   30
Korean Lespedeza 40 40   30
Meadow Brome 20 15    
Medium Red Clover 15 15 10 15
Orchardgrass 20 15    
Perennial Ryegrass 30 25    
Reed Canarygrass 15 10    
Radish     10  
Rape 5   4 5
Sideoats Grama 20 15    
Smooth Brome 20 15    
Switchgrass 10 PLS 8 PLS    
Sorghum x Sudan (Conventional) 50 40 25  
Sorghum x Sudan (BMR) 30 30    
Sudangrass (Conventional) 40 40    
Sudangrass (BMR) 35 35    
Tall Fescue 30 25    
Teff 10 10    
Timothy 15 10    
Turnips (Forage and Purple Top) 5   4 5
White Clover 6 6   6
Wildrye 15-20 PLS 10-15 PLS    
Winter Peas 50 40 40 50
Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover     5