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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 3 Panicum virgatum Northwind NORTHWIND SWITCH GRASS
Very upright and formal.
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Very upright and formal. Image is property of Sooner Plant Farm



Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Erosion Control
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

This species cannot be shipped to Kansas

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NORTHWIND SWITCH GRASS

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Buy Northwind Switch Grass online. A very strong, upright grower with wider steel-blue leaves.2014 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR!

Mature Height:

5-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

2-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Switch Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase NORTHWIND SWITCH GRASS Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1457

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(2519 units available now - G)

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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 6082

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(996 units available now - G)

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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3963

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(2036 units available now - GR)

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$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 6081

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(479 units available now - G)

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$95.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 7885

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(0 units available now)

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$200.00

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