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Bermuda Dunes Improved Bermudagrass Blend for Sportsfields
Improved Bermudagrass Blend for Sportsfields


Bermuda Dunes Improved Bermudagrass Blend for Sportsfields

Bermuda Dunes Improved Bermudagrass Blend for Sportsfields

Description

A blend of the best improved bermudagrasses available. Bermuda Dunes offers the best qualities in seeded varieties. The varieties used in this blend are of medium fine texture with much improved density over common bermuda. Because of these qualities, Bermuda Dunes exhibits improved wear tolerance making it an ideal choice for sportsfields or high traffic areas.


Characteristics

FEATURES:

BENEFITS:


Medium fine texture Uniform growth habit
Increased density Increased durability and wear tolerance
Dark green color Increased fertilizer efficiency
Superior drought tolerance Low water requirement
Low in thatch Lower mowing heights with less scalping
Reduced plant height Reduced mower clippings

Uses

Because of its increased turf density and fine texture, Bermuda Dunes is the ideal choice for golf courses, sportsfields, cemeteries, parks and commercial developments.


Seeding Rates

New seeding: 4 pounds of Bermuda Dunes blend per 1000 square feet (175 pounds per acre)
Overseeding: 1-2 pounds per 1000 square feet (45-90 pounds per acre).


Establishment

Germination: 10-14 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 21 days. No special mower is required.
First limited use: One week after first mowing depending upon rate of establishment. Note that Bermuda is a warm season grass that actively grows from April-October.


Adaptability & Care

Growing region: Temperate, sub-tropical and tropical climate zones.
Soils: Sandy to heavy clay. Will not tolerate shade.
pH range: 5.5 to 8.5
Fertilization: 1 pound of actual nitrogen per 1000 sq. ft./month during the growing season (Apr-Oct). Use a balanced fertliizer with a 3:1:2 ratio of NPK with sulphur.
Mowing height: Minimum recommended mowing height is 3/8 inch.


Quality Assurance

"Bermuda Dunes" is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in Bermuda Dunes are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.


Ingredients & Specifications

Sultan Improved Bermudagrass
Savannah Improved Bermudagrass

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination

Seed in hulled/coated form.


Test Data

USDA National Turfgrass Evaluation Program - Bermudagrass Trial
1999 Data (Seeded Varieties)
Overall Turf Quality, 19 US Locations
1-9; 9=ideal turf

Princess (#1 rank)
Savannah*
Blackjack
Sydney
Mirage
Sahara
Common

LSD Value

6.5
5.4
5.4
5.2
5.1
5.0
4.7

0.2


University of Arizona
1996 Bermudagrass Trial
Turf Density Ratings 1-9; 9=max density

Sultan*
Jackpot
Yuma
Sahara
Mirage
Pyramid
Sonesta
Common

LSD Value

6.9
6.2
6.1
6.1
5.9
5.7
5.3
4.1

0.4


To determine whether a cultivar's performance is truly different from another, subtract one entry's mean from another entry's mean. If this value is larger than the LSD value, the observed difference in cultivar performance is significant and did not happen by chance.
* Denotes varieties in Bermuda Dunes.



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