● Provide good quality forage
● Good drought tolerance
● Provides quality forage and or hay for all classes of livestock
● Provides good cover for deer and provides nesting and cover sites for game birds
Van horn Green Sprangletop is a short lived native perennial bunchgrass. Is can reach heights of 2-4 feet tall under favorable soil and moisture conditions. The spreading appearance of the seed-head gives this grass its common name. Van horn is adapted to most soil types. It has good drought tolerance and is adapted to most climatic conditions.
Van Horn is a very leafy, palatable and drought tolerant selection. It provides good grazing for all classes of livestock. It establishes quickly and easily, and is best used as a nurse crop in a native blend or seed mixture. The vegetative cover offers good surface protection on land subject to erosion (especially sandy soils).