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Bermuda Grass Fert

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by LouisianaZJ, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. LouisianaZJ

    LouisianaZJ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    What's the best chemical to apply to bermuda to make it dark, rich green. Preferably granular.
  2. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956

    Ironite and lots of it.
  3. Ironite will due it
  4. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,116

    You also need an abundance of Nitrogen. Go with a fertilizer with a Nitrogen component around 30. Around 1 lb of N per 1,000 sq ft.
  5. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Posts: 1,456

    If you want to fert your Bermuda use Ammonium Sulfate for your nitrogen source. The "AS" source works fantastic with Bermuda much bettrer than standard Urea. Apply a 1lb per thousand in our region on Sportsturf we nail it every 4 weeks at a pound. Turf looks great and recovers well due to traffic and maintenance.
  6. LouisianaZJ

    LouisianaZJ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    picked up some ironite today, thanks
  7. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956


    Urea is the cheapest form of Nitrogen. Yes Ammonium Sulfate will make any turf greener than Urea. U of F did a study on warm season turf and Ammonium won hands down.

    I heard a story about a guy who took care of a polo field and pull down a pound a week during the polo season. Man that is a lot of "N"

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