Hancock's Bermuda Grass Seed Mix is the ideal solution for lawn and pasture grass areas that many other grass varieties will not grow or have not grown well. Our Bermuda Grass Seed Mix is also commonly used for erosion control applications. Hancock's Bermuda Grass Seed Mix is recommended for lawn or pasture grass seed applications in the central and southern United States.
Hancock's Bermuda Grass Seed Mix contains the perfect mixture of Bermuda grass seed and quick-cover grass seed (to insure the Bermuda grass seedlings are not choked out during the establishment stage). Hancock's Bermuda Grass Seed Mix has performed well in dry, sandy areas, wet areas, horse pastures, wash-outs, new pasture applications, new lawn applications, and where many other grass varieties will not grow.
Hancock's Bermuda Grass Seed Mix is recommended for the southern U.S., including Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Southern California and Hawaii.
Planting and maintenance instructions are included.
Spring & Summer (March 15 - October 14)
75% - Un-Hulled Common Bermuda Grass Seed
25% Browntop Millet
This S&S mix is shipped March 15 through October 14, unless otherwise requested.
Hancock's Spring and Summer Bermuda Grass Seed Mix contains 75% Un-Hulled Bermuda grass seed and 25% Browntop Millet. The Browntop Millet is added to assist in fast ground coverage, retaining soil moisture, and preventing soil and seed erosion. The Browntop Millet will also quickly establish an effective germination environment for the permanent Bermuda grass. The Browntop Millet will germinate in 5 to 7 days with adequate soil moisture and grow for approximately 65 days. The permanent Bermuda grass will establish beneath the protective Browntop Millet's coverage during the Browntop Millet's 65-day growing cycle. It is very important to keep the newly seeded areas watered and mowed to prevent the Browntop Millet from overcrowding or shading out the young Bermuda Grass seedlings. Please refer closely to the planting guide provided with your order to insure a successful seeding and establishment experience.
Fall & Winter (October 15 - March 14)
75% - Un-Hulled Common Bermuda Grass Seed
25% - Gulf Annual Ryegrass
This mix is shipped October 15 through March 14, unless otherwise requested.
Hancock's Fall & Winter Common Bermuda grass seed mixture contains 75% Un-Hulled Bermuda grass seed and 25% Annual Ryegrass. The Annual Ryegrass is added to assist in fast ground coverage, retaining soil moisture, and preventing soil and seed erosion. The Annual Rye will also provide an effective spring germination environment for the permanent Bermuda grass. The Annual Ryegrass will begin to die out as spring nighttime temperatures increase to 65-70 degrees. The Bermuda grass will begin to emerge through the established Annual Ryegrass root structure as the Annual Ryegrass begins to die out. Bermuda Grass seed requires 2-3 weeks of constant 65 to 70 degree nighttime temperatures, combined with soil moisture to stimulate germination. It is important to water and mow the newly seeded areas in the spring. This prevents the Annual Ryegrass from overcrowding and shading out the young Bermuda Grass seedlings as they emerge. Please refer closely to the planting guide provided with your order to insure a successful seeding and establishment experience.
Remove all old vegetation to prepare a clean seedbed by means of a rake (lawn) or disc (pasture). Drag or rake area to loosen and level any hard or uneven spots if needed.
Broadcast seed at recommended rate. Drag, rake or roll lightly to cover the seed no more than 1/8 in. below surface. If you are overseeding an existing lawn or pasture, it is essential to mow existing grass low and incorporate seed 1/4 in. into soil for best results.
For lawns, apply 5-10 lbs. of 16-04-08 slow release fertilizer per 1000 sq. ft., four times a year (late Spring, Mid-summer, late Summer, and early Fall) for the first two years. Apply 5 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. two times (mid-Summer, late Summer) a year after a fully established lawn has been accomplished. For pasture fertilization, Apply 250 lbs. of 16-04-08 slow release fertilizer per acre in late Spring, mid-Summer and early Fall. Animals that are grazing will damage the Bermuda grass if the pasture is not fertilized annually. The grass must be provided with adequate nutrients to compete with the animals.
Apply lawn irrigation for approximately 30 minutes every evening until soil is damp, and germination has occurred. Irrigate newly-seeded lawns every other day until the grass reaches 6 in., then water recommended 3 times a week if needed.