1. Can’t make it to the GIE+EXPO 2017?
    LawnSite brings the trade show floor to your fingertips with our new GIE+EXPO 2017 Sneak Peek video series debuting now in the Lawn Mowing forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Bermuda Grass Fert

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

  1. LouisianaZJ

    LouisianaZJ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

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

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

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

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 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
    Messages: 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
    Messages: 34

    :drinkup:
    picked up some ironite today, thanks
     
  7. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    Mscotrid

    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"
     

Share This Page