Tall Fescue and annual bluegrass?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by MNmasterEXTERMINATOR, May 12, 2007.

  1. MNmasterEXTERMINATOR

    MNmasterEXTERMINATOR LawnSite Member
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    Pictures aint the best, but any help would be great.
    thnx, Rick

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  2. mkroher

    mkroher LawnSite Senior Member
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    i would say the bottom picture is bent grass
     
  3. MNmasterEXTERMINATOR

    MNmasterEXTERMINATOR LawnSite Member
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    The bottom pic is found here in minnesota in kentucky bluegrass. It dies quicker and takes longer in the spring to green up. It is real coarse and many leaves, unlike the kentucky.
     
  4. mkroher

    mkroher LawnSite Senior Member
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    I still say bent grass.
     
  5. MNmasterEXTERMINATOR

    MNmasterEXTERMINATOR LawnSite Member
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    What can be done to control this bentgrass in bluegrass?
     
  6. mkroher

    mkroher LawnSite Senior Member
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    round-up. Then reseed
     
  7. hughmcjr

    hughmcjr LawnSite Member
    from Oregon
    Posts: 183

    I concur. We have a ton of bent in Oregon and it looks like bent displaying false crowning. Bent tends to look like crap and does false crowning when it is cut higher than it should be. Instead of cutting the blades, the grass grows higher and the then the stolons are cut giving bent an ugly appearance of brown/yellow like it is thatch or dying.
     

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