The quick and convenient step by step guide to growing your Big Bluestem Grass Seeds!
This is probably the most popular native grass of the tallgrass prairie. It is a warm-season grass, so it does not really get going until the summer heat sets in. It grows very tall in fertile soil, and the stems turn a lovely rusty color in the late fall and into winter.
How to Grow Big Bluestem Grass from Seed!
# 1 | Clear a spot for your new bluestem grass in average, well-drained soil that will receive partial sun/shade.
# 2 | Sow your Bluestem seeds just below the surface of the soil, compacting the soil very firmly.
# 3 | Keep the soil lightly moist until germination, which should happen in about 3 weeks. The plant growss somewhat slowly at first because they have a very extensive root system.
#4| Once the plan is established it will self sow.