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Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass - 25 lb. Bag

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DUE TO CROP SHORTAGE, Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass is SOLD OUT.  We currently have Wildhorse Kentucky Bluegrass in stock and will be shipped in the place of Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass.  Any questions, please call our office. 


Wildhorse tech information:

At a germination test-run at AgriSeed in March of 2005, Wild Horse had a 93% germination rate after 10 days compared to Moonshine at 61%, Kenblue at 58%, Sonic at 71% and Blue Angel at 57% At a test-run at Seed Technology in April 2005, Wild Horse had a 74% germination rate after 10 days while Kenblue was at 43%, Shamrock was at 33%, Famous at 42%, Abbey at 54% and Blue Angel at 9%.

Wild Horse is an excellent variety to blend with other bluegrasses, perennial ryegrass, fine fescue and tall fescues.

Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass Seed - Probably the most outstanding feature of Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass is its unusually dark blue-green color, making it the darkest bluegrass available. Its high tiller density provides a thick carpet that will stand up to the abuses of high traffic associated with parks and athletic fields. Sod producers and homeowners enjoy Midnight’s dwarf growth characteristics, which result in fewer mowings and reduced maintenance costs. In recent university trials, this cultivar has shown good resistance to Leaf Spot, Stem Rust, Stripe Smut and Dollar Spot, as well as good heat and drought tolerance.


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• A Very Dark Blue-Green Color
• Dwarf Growth Habit
• Strong Overall Disease Resistance
• Very High Tiller Density
• High Drought Tolerance
• Good Tolerance to Close Mowing

Recommended Use: Golf Courses (Fairways, Tees and Roughs), Sod Farms, Athletic Fields, Parks and Home Lawns

Establishment & Maintenance: Midnight, like all bluegrasses, requires 2 - 3 weeks for complete germination. Color may be observed before that time; however in good growing weather where soil temperatures are above 65º F (18º C), expect 8 to 10 weeks for a complete stand of grass. The first mowing may be expected in about six weeks. Midnight possesses good mowing qualities and can be maintained at a cutting height ranging from 1/2 inch to 2 inches (12 - 50 mm). Midnight does well in sand or heavy clay soils, and like all bluegrasses, performs best in soils with a pH of 5.5 to 8. Three to five pounds N per 1,000 square feet per year is adequate in most areas of the United States. However, because of Midnight’s dark genetic color, lower fertilizer rates will produce an acceptable color.

Seeding Rates:

Sod Farms, Golf Fairways: 100 lbs per acre(112 kgs/hectare)

Athletic Fields, Parks: 80 - 100 lbs per acre (90 - 112 kgs/hectare)

Golf Tees, Home Lawns: 2 - 3 lbs per 1000 sq. ft. (1 - 11/2 kg/ sq meter)

Plant Breeder: Dr. William Meyer - Pure Seed Testing, Inc.

Experimental Designation: PST- 1528T

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