Description:

Diva Kentucky Bluegrass turf is an improved dark green grass variety, classified as a “Compact” type of improved Kentucky Bluegrass that exhibits a compact short plant height and medium to fine leaf texture. Diva Kentucky Bluegrass turf is a cold hardy, persistent, attractive grass that through the development of an extensive rhizome system forms a well-knit, durable sod.

  • Best spring green-up rating across 25 U.S. locations
  • Strong disease resistance and winter survival
  • High stress and wear tolerance
  • Highest rated salt tolerant Kentucky Bluegrass seed at Rutgers University
  • Ideal for lawns, athletic fields, commercial, golf course, high maintenance, also ideal in sun.

Visit our Mixes page to explore premium Earth Carpet® mixes with Kentucky Bluegrass varieties. View mixes.

Benefits

  • “Compact” type
  • Improved dark green color
  • Low compact growth habit
  • Good resistance to leaf spot and summer patch
  • Moderate resistance to stripe smut, dollar spot, Fusarium blight and billbug
  • Excellent choice for mixes
  • Adaptable to a wide range of soils and climatic conditions
  • Tolerates very low height of cut
  • Used by sod producers, sports turf mangers, landscaping professionals, and golf course superintendents

General Kentucky Bluegrass Characteristics

  • Growth Habit: Rhizomes, tillers
  • Blade: 2-4 mm., boat-shaped tip

Adaptations and Use
Diva is an excellent choice for use in elite Kentucky bluegrass blends for sod producers, sports turf managers, landscaping professionals, golf course fairways, tees and roughs. It is also highly recommended for seed mixtures that contain improved perennial ryegrass, chewings fescue, hard fescue, sheeps fescue, strong creeping red fescue and tall fescue.

Seeding Rate
New Seeding (lbs./sq.ft.): 2-3
Established Turf (lbs./sq.ft.): 1-2
Seeds/lb.: 2,000,000

Establishment
Germination: 21-28 days under ideal conditions

Please see “Management” tab on “Bluegrass” page for detailed turf management information and best practices.

Diva is an excellent choice for use in elite Kentucky bluegrass blends for sod producers, sports turf managers, landscaping professionals, golf course fairways, tees and roughs. It is also highly recommended for seed mixtures that contain improved perennial ryegrass, chewings fescue, hard fescue, sheeps fescue, strong creeping red fescue and tall fescue.

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