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American Beach Grass Seed

Posted by edlincoln 6A (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 24, 13 at 15:08

Anyone know where I can get American Beach Grass or Dune Grass seeds or plugs?


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RE: American Beach Grass Seed

Jelitto carries Ammophila arenaria, another member of the American Beach Grass and Dune Grass group.

Here is a link that might be useful: Jelitto


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Drake Farms/Edwards Nursery sells both A. Brevigulata and Panicum amarum (another good dune grass).

If you are in a threatened coastal community, you may find your state offers free to cheap plugs and/or seed.

Here is a link that might be useful: Drake farms/Edwards Nursery


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RE: American Beach Grass Seed

Not a threatened community, but a coastal one. Once a year there is a plant sale where they sell cheap Beach Grass and Beach Plums for very low prices. Unfortunately, the sale is in the Spring, and I just found out about it a couple weeks too late.

Why does no one sell it as seed? It's a grass, after all...


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RE: American Beach Grass Seed

According to illinoiswildflowers.info:

"Propagation occurs primarily by dividing clumps of plants and their rhizomes, as most seeds are not viable."


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