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cool & warm season seeds

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by STRINGALATION, Feb 26, 2006.


    STRINGALATION LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 777

    Will kentucky blue and perinneal rye remain green in the summer in full sun?
  2. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    With adequate water, yes. Of course both need fertilizer as well to remain healthy, and in KY you have a good deal of humidity so fungal diseases may be a problem.
  3. baddboygeorge

    baddboygeorge LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,249

    that bluegrass will do fine for people that have irrigation here in kentucky an its a fine lawn but if no irrigation system is present then fescue would be my first choice . i install strictly fescue lawns due to fact they can handle the heat better ,wear an tear (kids, dogs,etc,)an to me its just alot nicer lawn in general ! hope this helps thanks george
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Kentucky Blue is ok in full sun with adequate rain...it is not drought tolerant though.
  5. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,823

    Kentucky Blue is the grass of choice around these parts.With the proper cultural practices, and enough rain, and irrigation during times of drought it will do well in full sun.

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