Improved types of bermudagrass are used for home lawns, commercial sites, and other areas requiring attractive turf. It is also used on golf course fairways, tees, and rough areas, and in other athletic settings because of its wear tolerance, recuperative potential, and appearance. Seed varieties are becoming more available and can produce a durable play surface for summer recreation activities.
Seeding (1 lb/1000 sq.ft.), sodding, plugs, sprigs, and stolons (2 - 4 bushels of stolons/1000 sq. ft.)
Refer to the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) website (www.ntep.org) for additional varieties and performance data atvarious locations. Look for trial sites and maintenance levels most similar to your own.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Limited insect and weed problems in the Midwest.