Centipede

Centipede is a slow-growing, medium green, warm-season turfgrass. One of the most commonly used turfgrasses along the Gulf Coast, Centipede has a coarse texture, tolerates moderate shade and is very durable. Its low maintenance makes it an excellent general-purpose turf.

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SHADE TOLERANCE

  • Moderate to full sunlight

DROUGHT TOLERANCE

  • Soaked through first 2 weeks (3 inches)
  • Every other day next 2 weeks
  • Watering needs vary based on soil type

MOWING

  • Ideal height: 1-2 inches
  • Every 10 days during growing season
  • Sharp rotary or reel mower
  • Never remove more than 1/3 of blade growth

MAINTENANCE

  • Little to no nitrogen
  • Ideal application: 15-0-15

SOIL

  • Tolerates wide range
  • Ideal pH: 5 – 6 (can tolerate up to 7)
  • Best suited to well drained, fertile soils

WEAR TOLERANCE

  • Fairly wear resistant
  • Good recuperative qualities
  • Not recommended for high traffic areas

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