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Light Requirements of King Ranch Bluestem
(Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica)

by Bob Harms  email-here
My experience has been that King Ranch Bluestem (KR) thrives as a result of: KR does not fare well: Although a need for exposure to light might seem to account for these circumstances influencing KR's development, there may be more factors at play than just exposure.

KR with constant shade under canopies between trees in late morning (right) and mid-afternoon (left).[Looking west; south edge on the left.]