Septic Field Mix for Sand & Gravel Backfill

Native prairie plants are recommended for planting over mounds and drain fields. Nutrients in the wastewater are taken up by the plants, instead of entering the groundwater. Studies have shown that the roots of prairie plants do not clog septic …
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Availability: In stock
SKU
50008
Quantity Price Ea.
1/4 Lb $80.00
1/2 Lb $160.00
1-2 Lb $215.00
3-4 Lb $171.66
5-9 Lb $155.00
10+ Lb $139.50
Cultural Details
Soil Type Gravel, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 5'
Seeding Rate 10 Lbs per Acre or 1/4 Lb per 1000 Sq Ft.
Native prairie plants are recommended for planting over mounds and drain fields. Nutrients in the wastewater are taken up by the plants, instead of entering the groundwater. Studies have shown that the roots of prairie plants do not clog septic system pipes. For septic systems that have received topsoil over the sand and gravel backfill use our Short Prairie for Medium Soils Mix. Contains at least 15 wildflowers and 2 or more grasses.
Establishment Notes

Establishing a native plant community from seed can take 3 years or more. Read our Seed Mix Establishment Guide.

Pure Live Seed Notes
All seed is Pure Live Seed (PLS). One PLS pound is defined as the weight of seed required to equal one pound of 100% pure, germinable seed. This is calculated based upon each seed lot's purity and germination tests. We track the ecotype origin of our seed inventory and provide this information at customer request.