Bermuda Grass


Bermuda grass is one of the more popular requests we get. Most people are now turning to sod grass as an alternative for lawn requirements as opposed to the traditional seed grass and we have an idea why. There are a number of facts that make sod more preferable as a lawn cover and these vary from climatic adaptation to easy and quick installation. Though sod may be at time pricey over seed lawns, the benefits out-weigh the extra pennies.

What is Bermuda Sod?

The type of turf that is called Bermuda is usually created from hybrids and would sometimes be a result of improved varieties into a sod grass. Because of this hybrid nature, Bermuda sod tends to be more costly and can be found to be highly fine-textured in comparison to most other varieties in the Saharan spheres.

It comes in several varieties and the most widely used one is the Tofdwarf . This can be specified Tifdwarf (T-419) which is a finely textured medium- sized super green sod shade. The hybrid variety grows quickly though the older varieties are somewhat slow growing. When in growth, it forms a dense carpet and so is suitable for sporting fields, beautiful landscapes and golf tees and fairways.

The variety grows well in hot climates which also makes it more tolerant of arid conditions. If properly taken care of, Bermuda grass will quickly and fully recover from pest attack. It would grow perfectly in soils with acidity levels ranging from pH 2.2 and 6.5. During winter, your Bermuda sod will simply stop growing and remain dormant until the weather gets warmer.

Watering you Bermuda Tofdwarf is recommended for the morning. That way, the grass blades will get time to dry out before the night dew so that there is less disease infection. Always find out from your local sod supplier for the variety that best matches your soil type.

Why choose Sod Bermuda over Seed Bermuda?

For the purposes of a quicker established yard or grounds, you will need to have your lawn looking all green and dense in a short time span. Seed Bermuda will need up to 10 days to germinate and then nearly all of three months to get safely established. By this time, the lawn has not even covered much of your grass, you will need a further nine or so months to get it in full green cover. This means a whole year of hard labor to get a green facade for your yard.

With Sod Bermuda, on the other hand, the fast growth will give you a fully established cover in just a month and within a couple more months you will be having a lush green lawn. Where the seed would need specific sowing time between May and mid-August, Bermuda sod can be laid out any time through all the months from mid-March through November.

Seed grass will need frequent and intense watering throughout the establishing period which means the greater part of the year whereas your sod will need at least once in five days watering the first ten days and thereafter occasional watering.
So for your next lawn requirements, consider buying a sod pallet instead of a packet of seed. You will be having enviable lush green lawn in no time. Plus the suppliers are just a stone’s throw away, Sodscapes Texas will deliver right on your door-step and you can inquire on the types of Bermuda grass to choose, we have a team ready to give you specialized consultancy with full supply and delivery!

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