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How Long Can I Store Grass Seed Before it Goes Bad?

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The viability, or shelf life, of grass seed depends largely on the type of grass seed. According to research conducted by Oregon State University, orchard grass seeds were stored without going bad for 1 to 2 years. Creeping bent-grass seeds were stored successfully for 5 or more years.

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Kelli Bingham is a freelance writer with nearly a decade of experience in the field. Her works have been published in publications including eHow. She is currently pursuing a degree in business.