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Turf Grass Types: Kentucky Bluegrass

Characteristics
Cool season grass that is dark green in color and has a dense, beautiful appearance. The Medium leaf texture has excellent uniformity and forms a strong sod through its rhizomes.

Recommended Uses
Widely adapted basic lawn grass of the cool, humid, semi-arid and temperate regions and is recommended for residential and commercial lawns. Also, widely used on sports fields and play areas, parks, cemeteries, commercial lawns and roadsides.

Temperature Tolerances
Thrives in cold weather and will tolerate very cold Winters, undergoes stress during extremely hot weather but will maintain good color and appearance if properly watered and cared for.

Drought Tolerances
Medium. Can go into Summer dormancy when irrigation is withheld but will green up again with the return of moisture. Some varieties have better tolerance to heat and drought conditions.

Shade Adaptation
Fair to poor. Thrives in sunny areas and a few varieties are moderately adapted to partial shade.

Wear Resistance
Medium. Recovers quickly from occasional abuse and will withstand moderate foot traffic usage with its rhizomes enhancing a quick recovery, especially in spring and fall.

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