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tall stringy grass with black seeds

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by befnme, Jul 13, 2005.

  1. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    does anyone know what type of grass looks like this Y

    it gets very tall very quickly it looks like A (Y) and has black seeds on the (Y) part.when i mow it i have to mow it 2 or 3 times to cut it even with fresh sharp blades.i use gator hi lift blades.what are the best blades to use. :help:

    ALAN'S LAWN CARE LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Messages: 37

    I can't see a thing?!?!?!?!?!
  3. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,468

    sounds like bahia without seeing it, blades need to be razor sharp to get a good cut, I usually lessen the angle of the blade to about 20-25 degrees and get better results
  4. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 1,218

  5. kevinsky

    kevinsky LawnSite Member
    from Nevada
    Messages: 75

    Could be Sedge.
  6. LightningLawns

    LightningLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

  7. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    it turns out to be bahia i found a pic it is at
    for some reason i cant post a pic
    so what are the best blades to use on this grass

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  8. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,459

    When you find the best blades for Bahia please let the rest of know.
  9. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I think it's perrennial Y grass. :rolleyes: ........I know....I just had to throw that in.

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