Crabgrass plants are monocotyledonous (i.e., flowering plants with a single seed leaf) annual lawn, pasture and forage plants. These plants are a tasty food for cows, horses, and sheep. There are different types of crabgrass (long, leaves are purple and short or smooth) plants that grow from the late spring to the early fall seasons with grass fertilizers and mulch or topsoil. It is essential to calculate the square footage of the area where the seeds will be scattered when planting to know how much seeds are needed before planting crabgrass seeds. Plant in leveled loosen, moisture soil (soil tiller) to prevent over watering. Crabgrass plants do well in the dry ground and can be reseeded.
Its deep root system penetrates the ground and helps keep soil in place. Crab Grass is excellent to use to prevent soil erosion. Crab Grass is a very fast grower. This grass will take over large areas where nothing else seems to grow. Crab Grass will not require any maintenance at all to get it to grow.