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Which grasses can be cut with a reel mower?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Merkava_4, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,276

    Obviously Bermuda is the predominant grass, but what other grasses can be cut using a
    reel mower? What about dwarf fescue? Some of the nurseries around here sell that seed.
  2. The ones I know are Bermuda, zoysia, and seashore paspalum.
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  3. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,802

    Colonial bent, creeping bent and velvet bent. I do believe that KBG can be cut with a reel if the HOC is higher than 11/2". Locke and Tru-Cut reels can be set to cut higher than 11/2".
  4. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,276

    Thanks guys for the information -- I appreciate it. :)
  5. tombo82685

    tombo82685 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    Just going off golf course standards. You can cut per rye, bent, poa annua, bermuda.

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