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Bermudagrass is most commonly found on golf courses, athletic fields, and home lawns. Desirable characteristics include the spreading growth habit, good wear tolerance, and good to high overall quality. Cultivar selection should depend on establishment method desired (seed or vegetative) and maintenance requirements. bermudagrass
Bermudagrass is most commonly found on golf courses, athletic fields, and home lawns. Desirable characteristics include the spreading growth habit, good wear tolerance, and good to high overall quality. Cultivar selection should depend on establishment method desired (seed or vegetative) and maintenance requirements.


Tall fescue is the most heat and drought tolerant of any of the cool-season grasses. It performs well in the mountains and piedmont region of North Carolina and can be planted as a monostand or combined with Kentucky bluegrass and/or fine fescue. tall fescue
Tall fescue is the most heat and drought tolerant of any of the cool-season grasses. It performs well in the mountains and piedmont region of North Carolina and can be planted as a monostand or combined with Kentucky bluegrass and/or fine fescue.


Tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass mixtures are often planted in home lawns to combine the heat/drought tolerance of tall fescue with the recuperative potential of Kentucky bluegrass.  TF/KBG mixtures are typically planted at ratios of 90%TF:10%KBG by weight. This is due to the fact that KBG seeds are much smaller than TF seeds, thus giving a higher number of seeds per lb. In fact, A 90%TF and 10%KBG mixture by weight actually results in a plant population ratio of 1:1. This results in a lawn that is more likely to recover from stresses like disease, heat, and drought. tall fescue / Kentucky bluegrass
Tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass mixtures are often planted in home lawns to combine the heat/drought tolerance of tall fescue with the recuperative potential of Kentucky bluegrass. TF/KBG mixtures are typically planted at ratios of 90%TF:10%KBG by weight. This is due to the fact that KBG seeds are much smaller than TF seeds, thus giving a higher number of seeds per lb. In fact, A 90%TF and 10%KBG mixture by weight actually results in a plant population ratio of 1:1. This results in a lawn that is more likely to recover from stresses like disease, heat, and drought.


Zoysiagrass, like bermudagrass, is a warm-season species that spreads by rhizomes and stolons. It exhibits high quality when properly maintained and is primarily used on home lawns. Due to its good shade tolerance, it can also be used in areas where excessive shade limits bermudagrass growth. zoysiagrass
Zoysiagrass, like bermudagrass, is a warm-season species that spreads by rhizomes and stolons. It exhibits high quality when properly maintained and is primarily used on home lawns. Due to its good shade tolerance, it can also be used in areas where excessive shade limits bermudagrass growth.



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