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Cape American Beach Grass


Beach Grass Fields

Cape Coastal Nursery is your expert when looking for Cape American beachgrass supply and professional advice. If you have questions we have answers with over 20 years of experience in planting, handling and harvesting beach grass. It looks to be a good crop of Beach Grass this year. However we advise you not to wait to put in your beachgrass order.

The bare root / dormant beach grass season is winding down. We ship bare root between November and the first week of April. Call or Email to check availability.

Plugs season will begin sometime between mid May and early June this year.

Contract grown orders are available with enough lead time.

  • Availability

    Cape Coastal Nursery is a supplier of bare root culms as well as plugs during season. Bare root plants are available when they are dormant. The typical dormancy period is Mid October to Early April.
  • Volume discounts are available.  Beach grass is available for pickup or delivery.
  • We are the beach grass experts. Please consider us for your next planting. No quantity is too small.
  • Beach Grass information and planting instructions

Ammophila breviligulata (Cape American Beach Grass)

Also known as American Beach grass or Cape American Beach Grass. Most people simply know it as "dune grass"

This grass is a native found from North Carolina to New England as well as the Great Lakes Region.

A very vigorous grower this grass has been used to stabilize dunes all over the East Coast. This plant thrives in a beach environment often putting roots down to 18".

As it's name suggests it is found in the dunes above the high tide mark.

Need help "planting beach grass" or placing an order?  Call the experts. One of our specialists can give advice over the phone or clink on the beach grass planting link to your left.

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Beach Grass Planting

Above photo is a planting by Cape Coastal's 'Beach Grass Expert' Dan Helman

How to plant  Beach Grass Video