Bermudagrass, Bermuda Grass Cynodon dactylon

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Botanical Name:

Cynodon dactylon







Common Name:

Bermudagrass, Bermuda Grass

Seeds Per Pound:
6.39 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
Germination Test Type:
10-12 inches
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In Stock: 6.39 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, requires light for germination.
In a Nutshell:
* It is fast-growing and tough, making it popular and useful for sports fields, as when damaged it will recover quickly. It is a highly desirable turf grass in warm temperate climates, particularly for those regions where its heat and drought tolerance enable it to survive where few other grasses do. This combination makes it a frequent choice for golf courses in the southern and southeastern U.S. more...
* It has a deep root system, in drought situations with penetrable soil, the root system can grow to over 2 metres (6.6 ft) deep, though most of the root mass is less than 60 centimetres (24 in) under the surface.3 more...
* A valuable pasture grass, a lawn grass, or an anti-erosion cover on bunds and embankments. A forage resource for milk cattle in areas where the soil is not suitable for growing crops such as maize or soyabean. more...
* Bermuda grass has been cultivated on saline soils in California's Central Valley which are too salt-damaged to support agricultural crops, it was successfully irrigated with saline water and used to graze cattle. more...
Cynodon dactylon ( syn. Panicum dactylon , Capriola dactylon ), also known as Dūrvā Grass , Bermuda Grass , Dubo , Dog's Tooth Grass , Bahama Grass , Devil's Grass , Couch Grass , Indian Doab , Arugampul , Grama , and Scutch Grass , is a grass native to north and east Africa , Asia and Australia and southern Europe . [ citation needed ] Although it is not native to Bermuda , it is an abundant invasive species there. It is presumed to have arrived in North America from Bermuda, resulting in its common name. [ citation needed ]
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Physical Characteristics  Cynodon dactylon is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 7. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Aug to October, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay and nutritionally poor soils.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. and can grow in very acid, very alkaline and saline soils. It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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