Flowers Grasses, Ornamental Bromus Grass

Bromus Grass

Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID: 3394

New! Easy cut-flower annual to grow and harvest.

Strong stems are nicely arched at the top where 1/2- 3/4", nodding spikes dance and glitter. Makes a beautiful cut flower. Easy to harvest: cut the entire clump once seed heads are full, but still green. NOTE: Plants self-seed readily and can become invasive. Not recommended for use in rotation with grain crops or for landscaping. Take care to harvest seed-producing stems to avoid self-seeding and weed issues. Also known as rye brome, common chess, and little sea oats. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 8,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.




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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 60-70°F (16-21°C)

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - Sow seed 1/8" deep in early spring after last heavy frost. Make 2–3 successive sowings 2 weeks apart for continuous summer harvest. Transplant - Sow 4–5 weeks before last frost date. When first true leaves appear, transplant into larger cell packs or containers. Harden off to transplant outdoors after last frost.





HARVEST: For Fresh or Dried - harvest when seed heads are mature but still green. Harvesting after seed heads turn golden results in shattering when dried.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Bromus secalinus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Grows Well in Containers