Vans Pines Nursery, Inc

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Vans American Native Beach Grass

Botanical Name: Ammophila Breviligulata
Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Mature Height: 1-3'
Growth Rate: Fast
Seed Source: Michigan

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Notes
If planting Vans Due Grass, keep in mind that it should be planted when it is dormant (October through March). This grass is desirable for its roots' ability to create a net to hold sand in place.

Uses
Vans Dune Grass is a great use for water side landscape, stabilize dunes, and erosion control.

Wildlife Value
The grass commonly attracts birds.

History & Lore
In the hopes of keeping their sand in place, the residents of Truro, Massachusetts were told to paint Vans Dune Grass in the 1800s.

Hardiness Zones
3-8

Tree Type
Grass

Tree Subtype
Grass

Mature Height
1-3'

Mature Spread
.5-1'

Growth Rate
Fast

Seed Source
Michigan

Sun Preference
Full sun

Soil PH Range
5.5-6.5

Soil Preference
Loamy, sand, well drained, coarse soil

Tolerant
Salt

Intolerant
Poor draining soils

Diseases
n/a

Pests
n/a

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care