Lawn Mowers

Common Bermudagrass

Common BermudagrassThe scientific name for common bluegrass is Cynodon Dactylon. Common Bermudagrass likes a lot of heat and will grow in most soils. It will also take a lot of abuse. As a result it is one of the most common grasses for lawns. It does not require a lot of maintenance and if you give it some tender loving care you will have a beautiful lawn. It can be considered invasive, will turn a bit brown in dry conditions or in the fall until spring arrives. Common Bermudagrass also has poor shade tolerance.

Common Bermudagrass

It is considered to be drought-tolerant and requires .5 to 1.0 pounds of nitrogen per 1000 square feet per growing month. It wears well and tolerates traffic abuse. Home owners should keep the lawn at 3/4’s to 1.5 inches in length. Mow often to maintain a great looking lawn.

It does well in lower levels from Maryland to Florida¬† in the east as well as Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Many home owners use this type of grass for their lawns since it does so well with minimal maintenance. Your lawn can be the envy of all of your neighbors. Don’t be concerned if it begins to turn brown in the fall. this is natural and will look great in the spring once the temperatures warm up and moisture increases.

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