Re: KGB/fescue developing seed heads Post by MorpheusPA » May 16th, 2011, 1:27 am Good heavens, I started (IBM series) with an 8088 with a whopping 256 K. Is Kentucky Bluegrass A Warm Or Cool-Season Grass? The most effective Proxy program is to apply your 1st application (primer spray) in late fall, after final mowing or tank mixed with your preventative snow mold fungicide. This Kentucky Bluegrass variety also has great winter color and is an outstanding competitor to Poa annua. Poa annua will die by itself in the heat of the summer, so you don’t really have to kill it, you can just use pe-emergent to prevent it. Diva has a high seed count of 2,000,000 seeds per pound. Height at seed head stage: 12-47 inches (Huff 2003) Shade tolerance: Full sunlight or only slight shading are preferred. Even then, I am still talking about 3 lbs/1000 sq ft. if you are laying down a new seedbed and 1.5 lbs/1000 sq ft. if you are working with a patch with fairly good growth (overseeding). Rates: 2-3 lb./1,000 ft.sq. Kentucky Bluegrass is a perennial cool-season lawn grass. the best soil seed interface for optimal seedling establishment. Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) is a short-to-medium height, cool-season, long-lived, highly palatable, perennial grass that has smooth, soft, green to dark green leaves with boat-shaped tips. Bermudagrass Identification. Kentucky bluegrass will not persist under shaded conditions in cool climates (Beard 1973). KBG seeds are lighter so, you will need only half of what you’d go for with the fescues or the ryegrass. Proxy Growth Regulator has evolved to be the standard PGR for Poa annua seedhead suppression on cool season turf. Bermudagrass is commonly found in southern states from California all the way to Florida. It’s an aggressive, durable grass that handles traffic and drought well. today's elite KBG cultivars are bred for reduced seed head formation, hence the higher price when purchasing the seeds. That said, I like to kill or pull mine, so it doesn’t produce any more seed heads. When left unmowed it forms a panicle style seed head containing six to eight seeds. Tall fescue should not be blended with any other grass species. When allowed to grow 2 to 3 feet tall, KBG will produce seed heads, some more than others. ft. New turf: Sow 2 - 3 pounds Midnight KBG seed per 1,000 square feet or 80 -120 lbs per acre; Over-seeding: Sow 1 - 1 1/2 pounds Midnight Bluegrass seed per 1,000 square feet or 40 - 60 lbs per acre for broadcast over-seeding Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass Seed. Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass is very dark green and, although they dont usually resume … Fullback has excellent seedling vigor and establishment, spring green up, summer density and drought performance (wilting and dormancy), and low seed head expression. on established turf. Seed count is dependent on the year of harvest, location of production and seed production practices. Plant Rate of 2 - 3 lbs per 1,000 Sq. 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