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Characteristics of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda Grass is a warm season Alabama turf grass. Bermuda Grass's leaf texture is fine. Bermuda grasses leaf color is dark green.Bermuda grass forms a very dense lawn. Bermuda grass requires full sunshine lawns. Bermuda grass spreads by both stolons and rhizomes. Bermuda grass grows very fast.

Bermuda Grass has been used by Alabamians and southerners for many years because it provides an extremely lush looking lawn.

Recommended Usage of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass does extremely well in hot,warm, tropical, humid regions of Alabama and the Southeastern United States. Bermuda Grass grows well in hot, arid regions. Bermuda grass can withstand heavy traffic and usage. Bermuda grass is highly recommended for residential yard lawns and on commercial business lawns.

Temperature Tolerance of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass will lose some of its dark green color during prolonged periods of extreme heat. Bermuda lawn grasses;go dormant during winter months.

Drought Tolerance of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass withstands longer periods of drought. Bermuda grass does better if maintained by regular watering or being installed over a sprinkler water system.

Shade Tolerance of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda turf and sod grasses do not like shade. Bermuda grasses do better in full sunlight and has good wear resistance.

Wear Resistance of Bermuda Grass

Bermuda lawn grasses does not show excessive traffic wear. The Alabama Bermuda turf grass is usually a fine leaf blade and is usually mowed closer to the soil. 1 inch in height is common. As you can see, the shorter the grass leaf, the more it will show traffic. Look at it the same way you look at carpet. If you buy shag carpet that is not very dense, it will look worn and mashed down quicker than carpet that has a shorter pile and is more dense. Bermuda grass is similar and with its short pile, looks great longer and wears better than St. Augustine.

We hope you have enjoyed reading about Alabama Bermuda grass.  If you need any additional information or would love to order some Bermuda grass for your your yard or your next job, please give us a call at 251.986.8873 at our corporate headquarters in Elberta, Alabama.  We will be glad to assist you and your Bermuda Grass needs.