Gateway Kentucky Bluegrass turf:

  • New generation BVMG type
  • Merit type with improved disease resistance
  • Cold hardy and persistent grass seed with aggressive rhizome forms a well-knit durable and wear tolerant turf
  • Early seedling vigor makes Gateway Kentucky Bluegrass seed a great choice for quick establishment

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

General Kentucky Bluegrass Characteristics
Uses: Lawns, athletic fields, commercial, golf course, high maintenance. Ideal in sun.
Growth Habit: Rhizomes, tillers
Blade: 2-4 mm., boat-shaped tip

A dense, sod forming, long-lived, perennial cool season grass that is winter-hardy. Plants spread by rhizomes. Leaf texture is boat shaped to the tip and has a folded leaf vernation (stem) with a smooth top side and a dull underside.

General Kentucky Bluegrass Seeding Rates
lbs./1,000 sq. ft.: 3-5
Germination: 14-28 days
Seeds/lb.: 2,200,000

Is slow to germinate and slow to establish. Aggressive to spread and fill in once established.

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

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