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Kentucky Bluegrass

  • Long-lived, sod forming perennial grass
  • Spreads with rhizomes and is very persistent under heavy grazing
  • High quality pasture that is highly palatable, except when headed out


Variety Tirem Kentucky Bluegrass
Use Pasture
Root Habit Sod Forming
Plant Type Basal
Preferred Growing Conditions Does best on well drained highly productive soils
Production Period Spring – Fall
Key Features
  • Long-lived
  • Highly palatable
  • Tolerance to flooding and close grazing
  • Qualified as a low water use variety
  • Does not tolerate drought
  • Production declines with excessive heat
Approx. Seeds/lb 1,400,000
Seeding Rate lb/acre 4-6


Environmental Tolerances
Winterhardiness Excellent
Drought Tolerance Low to Moderate
Flooding Tolerance Moderate
Optimum PH 5.5 – 7.5
Acidity Tolerance Low to Moderate
Alkalinity Tolerance Low to Moderate
Salinity Tolerance Low
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