Elegant grass mixture for dry terrains Cultivated Scutch grass (Bermuda grass, Cynodon Dactylon) 1 kg per 100 sq.m.
- Model: SAKA208
We are pleased to present to you the premium seeds of a luxury Italian drought-tolerant grass mixture Cultivated Scutch grass (also known as Bermuda grass, Cynodon Dactylon). This grass is known for its unique decorative effect and extremely high drought resistance. It forms a strong root system. The grass mixture creates an impressive dense grass carpet with a luxurious appearance.
Among the biggest advantages of this grass, the mixture is its slow growth rate and the fact that it grows more in width than in height. These great qualities of the drought-tolerant grass mixture Cultivated Scutch grass decrease the need to perform frequent and time-consuming mowing every 5 days (you can mow the Scutch grass every 10 - 15 days without losing its decorative effect).
The Bermuda grass was originally imported from the Bermuda Islands to the USA and later on, it was imported into Europe. Today you can easily find it in the garden catalog semenata.org.
In its essence, this grass mixture is an exceptional selection of improved Scutch grass with amazing decorative properties and features and a low need for watering. It consists of tiny encapsulated seeds. You will need only 1 kg of the grass mixture for seeding up to 100 square meters. The capsules that coat the seeds are composed of nutrients that provide nutrition to the seeds in the initial stages of their development.
Through this specific coating, the cultivated Scutch grass seeds can receive the optimal amount of moisture. They grow quickly and have secure protection even if there is very little soil on them. That is the reason why this grass mixture is among the few suitable for landscaping on dry terrains and places without irrigation. Despite its high drought resistance, keep in mind that Scutch grass is still a living thing and needs moisture to exist.
Cynodon Dactylon has a rich olive-green color. It grows very thick and dense forming a lush grass carpet. The leaves of the cultivated Scutch grass appear delicate and thin and soft and pleasant to touch, however, they are strong and durable. This is why the drought-resistant mixture is often used in the construction of sports fields, golf courses, training stadiums, etc.
The cultivated Scutch grass is easy-to-plant and maintain, it requires little effort, mowing, or watering. One significant advantage of the Bermuda grass is the capability to repel some widely spread weeds such as white clover, dandelion, and oxalis. They can hardly grow on the thick grass carpet.
The Cynodon Dactylon grass mixture for dry terrain turns yellow when the air temperature drops below 5 degrees Celsius, but as soon as it increases to 15 degrees Celsius, the leaves regain their attractive characteristic deep green color.
The cultivated Scutch grass is suitable for all kinds of terrains with insufficient humidity and dry conditions. They are suitable for landscaping gardens and courtyards, spaces around houses, and cottages.
This drought-tolerant grass mixture is widely used for landscaping golf complexes and golf courses. It forms a dense and lush grass carpet that does not have high requirements for frequent watering, mowing, fertilization, and weeding.
The cultivated Scutch grass mixtures are mainly preferred for seeding on sports fields. Many football stadiums, as well as golf and tennis complexes, training grounds, and fields for playing field hockey, volleyball, and basketball, have been seeded with the drought-tolerant grass mixture.
The Bermuda grass grows evenly and has a high density of carpet with beautiful color and elegant appearance. This is why it is a preferred choice for landscaping luxurious gardens and park complexes. It is also in demand for areas around hotels, restaurants, swimming pools, barbecues, and Jacuzzis, on roofs, and in winter gardens.
Last but not least the cultivated Scutch grass is widely used for soil erosion control. It is grown on steep and dry terrains at risk of landslides and collapse of earth mass.
Packet: 1 kg (for seeding up to 100 sq. m.)
Seeding rate: 1 kg per 100 sq. m.
Resistance to wear: Highly resistant to traffic
Sunlight requirements: It grows better on sunny terrains. It doesn’t grow well in the shade.
Watering: A highly drought-resistant type of grass mixture. It requires regular watering during the summer months.
Mowing requirements: The cultivated Scutch grass is a drought-tolerant grass mixture that is mowed for the first time at about 7 cm. After the initial mowing, you can maintain at 3 - 5 cm height. It requires mowing either every week or once every 10 - 15 days.
Soil type: Sandy soil. It tolerates slightly clay soils and slightly saline soil as well.
Cold hardiness: The foliage turns yellow during winter (partially or completely yellow). The root system is perennial and resistant to the low winter temperatures in Bulgaria. The foliage recovers in spring with new green leaves and regains its appearance of a lush green grass carpet.
Foliage texture: The leaves are fine and elegant and very soft to the touch.
Recommended fertilizers: Use a new grass fertilizer at seeding. In the next stages use a fertilizer with a long-lasting effect.
The optimal time for seeding: Seed from March to June, and from September to October.
Seeding depth: Seed the grass mixture at a shallow depth (within 1 cm of the soil surface). The seeds must be covered with soil and then rolled.
Optimal soil temperature for seeding: Seed with the grass mixture for dry terrains at 15-25 degrees and never at temperatures below 5 degrees Celsius.
Period of germination: Be patient. The mixture germinates in about 30 - 40 days.