Description:

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

Identification:
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

Establishment:
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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