Thingrass / Seashore Bentgrass - Stover Seed since 1922


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Thingrass / Seashore Bentgrass

Agrostis pallens
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Common Name(s): Thingrass, Seashore Bentgrass
Botanical Name: Agrostis pallens


Thingrass, Seashore Bentgrass
A popular native grass that can also be used as a lawn substitute.  Exhibits a deep green color with a fine leaf texture that can either be mowed or left unmowed for a more naturalized meadow look.  Can be combined with other plants or used in rock gardens.  Also for use under trees or shrubs.

Seeds per pound: 2,300,000
Seeding rate per pound: 7,000 sq. ft.
% Purity  /  % Germination (Typical) 98 / 80
Growing Regions: All climates throughout the western U.S. except deserts.
Native To: California
Life Cycle: Perennial
Characteristics: Rhizome growth habit
Season Type: Cool-Season
Exposure: Sun to Shade
Height: 6 to 24 inches if left unmowed
Establishment: Easy to grow
Water Requirements: Low
Wildlife: Cover for small animals if left unmowed.

Cultural Information:
Tolerates a wide range of soils but needs good drainage.  Tolerates mowing.

₁ Seeding rate is based on seeding alone.  When seeding with other species the rates should be reduced.  Contact us for recommendations.


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