- Latin Name-Echinochloa Crus-Galli Hardy Zone- 3-8 Mature Height-5ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
Echinochola Crusgalli, Barnyard Grass
Barnyard grass is known as a rich variety of grass. It is a very hearty and it reproduces. Numerous types of this plant are available. With the ability to spread quickly and grow under various conditions it is known to produce enormous amounts of seeds. Little to no assistance is required of the gardener.
Producing broad leaves and unique flowers, this variety can continue to thrive in late summer. While optimum conditions for barnyard grass tends to be rich wet soil, it can thrive in not so wet conditions as well. Tropical and subtropical climates make wonderful conditions for its rapid growth as well.
Barnyard Grass will look natural when growing on lawns. It will do well in moist soil conditions. Echinochola Crusgalli is the botanical or scientific name for Barnyard Grass. Barnyard grass will give a good look to all natural areas.
Barnyard grass is a deciduous plant. It like nutrient-rich soils. The plant has fibrous roots. It flourishes during spring summer and fall. It tolerates insects. Barnyard grass likes moist soil. Birds and insects love this grass, Birds get seeds from this plant and scatter them. Cockspur is also another name for barnyard grass. This grass looks excellent when grown and will look natural in gardens and on lawns.