Why use Native Seeds

Planting native seeds is one small, but important step in safeguarding the web of life, and preventing the spread of invasive species. Many sensible people are now enjoying the adventure, discovery and benefits that come with taking an active role in ecological landscape restoration. Our staff invite you to Shop for Native Seeds.

Basic Native California Seeded Erosion Control Mix

This mix of annual species is designed for rapid growth in our lower rainfall climate and for the variety of soils common to So. Cal. It is our BEST CHOICE for permanent or temporary ground cover in areas that may not support perennial species. (No Water and Weak Soil Structure). These seeds have adapted to the climate and plant communities of So. Cal. and can be used no matter how sensitive the adjoining planted areas and habitat may be. You should have little genetic impact on existing plant materials.

SPECIES COMMON NAME BULK LBS./ACRE
Bromus carinatus "Cucamonga" Cucamonga Brome 20.0
Trifolium tridentatum Tomcat Clover 4.0
Vulpia microstachys Small Fescue 8.0

Minimum percentage of PLS (Pure Live Seed) at least 85%
Seed Mixture Rate at 32.0 lbs. per acre Mature Height of stand will be 24" - 36"
First Plant Emergence should occur within 10 - 15 days.
Full Establishment should occur in 45 - 60 days

California Native Wildflower Seed Mix

Common Botanical
White Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Farewell-to-Spring Clarkia amoena
Chinese Houses Collinsia heterophylla
California poppy Eschscholzia californica
Gilia Gilia capitata
Bird's Eye Gilia tricolor
Tidy Tips Layia platyglossa
Golden Lupine Lupinus densiflorus
Arroyo Lupine Lupinus succulentus
Mission Red Monkeyflower Mimulus puniceus
Five-Spot Nemophila maculata
Baby Blue Eyes Nemophilia menziesii
California Blue Bells Phacelia campanularia
Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium bellum

Our Wildflower Seed mix has a recommended application rate of 15 - 18 lbs. per acre

California Coastal Sage Scrub Mix : Seeding Rate of 54.00 lbs. per acre

Botanical Referenced Name Common Name Seed Rate/Acre
Ambrosia psilostachya Western Ragweed 1.0 lb.
Artemisia californica California Sagebrush 6.0 lb.
Hemizonia fasciculate Fascicled Tarweed 1.0 lb.
Encelia californica Bush Sunflower 6.0 lb.
Eriogonum fasciculatum California Buckwheat 12.0 lb.
Galium angustifolium Bedstraw 1.0 lb.
Gnaphallium californicum California Everlasting .5 lb.
Gnaphallium bicolor Two-Tone Everlasting .5 lb.
Isocoma menziesli Coast Goldenbush 3.0 lb.
Lotus scoparius Deerweed 1.0 lb.
Lupinus bicolor Pygmy Leaved Lupine 2.0 lb.
Lupinus succulentus Arroyo Lupine 4.0 lb.
Melica imperfect Coast Range Melic 1.0 lb.
Diplacus Sticky Monkeyflower 1.0 lb.
Naselle (stipa) cernua Nodding Stipa 6.0 lb.
Salvia apiana White Sage 8.0 lb.

TOTAL SEED RATE - 54.0 lbs per acre

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California Woodland Meadow Mix

Seed Rate of 35.5 lbs. per acre

Botanical Referenced Name Common Name Seed Rate/Acre
Bromus Carinatus California Brome 3.0 lb.
Eriophyllum confertiflorum Golden Yarrow 0.5 lb.
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy 1.5 lb.
Festuca microstachys Small Fescue 4.0 lb.
Hordeum brachyantherum Meadow Barley 10.0 lb.
Lupinus succulentus Arroyo Lupine 2.0 lb.
Melica imperfect Coast Range Melic 1.0 lb.
Plantago erecta California Plantain 4.0 lb.
Poa secunda Pine Bluegrass 1.5 lb.
Stipa pulchra Purple Needlegrass 8.0 lb.

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