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Old 05-27-2012, 09:34 PM
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Type of seed

Is there a type of grass seed that is more salt tolerant than others? My in laws yard was destroyed in a hurricane last year and is right next to the sound. Would gypsum help? He is having top soil brought in.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:25 PM
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Is he planning on Bermuda grass--or will a cool season grass be seeded?
Moonbeam and Brightstar SLT should work OK.
Take a look at the salt tolerant breeding program at this company Turf-seed. From Pure Seed Testing.
http://www.turf-seed.com/programs/salttolerance/

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Old 06-16-2012, 04:31 PM
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Salt tolerant turf grass

Seashore paspalum is tolerant to effluent/brackish water, it is warm season but like zoysia in the north can be acclimated fairly well.
It's not too coarse and is aesthetically uniform as a stand and the pigmentation ( color) is good.

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