Bermudagrass Seeds

Species: Bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.]
Cultivars: See Table
Origin: Africa
Use: Grazing, hay
Description:
General:

Life Span:

1.5-2.0 feet tall, decumbent, presents stolons and rhizomes, (sod type growth).
Perennial
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
5.5-7.5
Sandy-loam, blacklands
Most widely planted warm-season perennial grass in southern USA. Adapted to slightly acid soils, good drought tolerance, tolerates frequent grazing.
Management:
Seeding Rate:

Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:

Season of Use:

Seed: 10 lb PLS/A
Sprig: coastal 20-25 bu/A, tifton 85 15-20 bu/A
April-May
Seed: <0.25 inch, sprigs: 2.0-3.0 inches
Seed: $20-30/A
Sprigs: coastal $60-70/A, tifton 85: $120-160/A
June-October
6000-12000 lbs/A
Notes:
  • High production under intensive management (fertilization).

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