Orchard is a bunch-type, tall-growing, cool-season perennial grass. It was first introduced in the United States from Europe before 1760.Orchardgrass is typically a western U.S. grown grass hay forage with maintenance (RFV) levels of energy requirements. This hay forage is highly sought after by both equine and alpaca/llama industry uses but will vary nutritionally from 1st and 2nd cuttings due to no reproductive seed heads in second cuttings. Orchard grass hay also is a low non-structured carbohydrate with normal sugar levels. Click on the link to the left for availability and other information.