Bermudagrass, Common


Cynodon dactylon          (SIN-no-don  DAC-ti-lon)           

Warm season      Sun      Seed @ 2 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.     Mowing height. 1/2–2 inches


HABIT:              Narrow leaf blade, spread by stolons and rhizomes. Brown in winter.

CULTURE:        Low-maintenance, aggressive grass. Grows in any soil. Does much better with ample water and food but is quite drought tolerant. Does not develop thatch, especially when    maintained with an organic program.

USES:                Lawn grass, playing fields.

PROBLEMS:     Some insects and diseases but none serious.

NOTES:            Mixing with St. Augustine and some weeds looks OK. Native to warm regions  around the world.



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