Red River is a wonderful forage crabgrass. In general, compared to other varieties, Red River crabgrass germinates quicker and more complete, and after about two weeks of seedling growth, it continues growth at a faster rate. Red River crabgrass gets to first proper grazing or haying stage about two weeks sooner than other Crabgrass varieties. In research plot studies, Red River averaged 111 % greater total forage yields. However, it was much more productive at first grazing stage than other varieties. Red River leaf width, leaf length , stem , and overall stature of plant is considerably larger than other crabgrass varieties. Red River is best known for its ability to spread and regrow after grazing. This prolific re-seeder was one of the first forage type crabgrass varieties developed