Yukon Bermuda Grass Seed is an unhulled and coated seeded turf-type Bermuda grass that is the best choice for turf managers who need a seeded Bermudagrass, no matter what Bermuda growing zone they are in. Developed by the Oklahoma State University Turfgrass Research Team, in conjunction with the USGA, Yukon's five parental plants were selected in 1990 from a cold-hardiness study based on their high turf quality. This grass the most dramatic improvement in seeded Bermuda grass varieties to date. It is an excellent choice for golf course tees and fairways, sports turf, parks and recreational landscapes.
Yukon has expanded the Bermudagrass planting zone! Yukon Bermuda is the turf grass professional's top choice for projects from the equator through the transition zones of the world. In trials, it has shown excellent turf quality and winter hardiness at both 0.5 in. and 1.5 in. mowing heights. Yukon can be seeded on new projects, as well as interseeded into existing turf of similar quality. With the highest ratings for turfgrass quality, color, density and texture, Yukon Bermuda Grass Seed is the best choice for turf managers, wherever Bermudagrass is grown. Additionally, with its excellent winter survival and cold tolerance, Yukon Bermuda seed becomes a standalone choice for transition zone plantings.
Yukon blends well with other turf-type Bermuda grasses and uses up to 25% less water than other Bermuda grasses, while maintaining superior turf quality. Yukon Bermuda has approximately 1- 2 million seeds per pound.
- Superb winter hardiness
- Excellent spring green-up and dead spot resistance
- Short internodes for higher density
- Outstanding drought tolerance
- Reduced vertical growth
- Increased fall color retention
- Uniform dark green color
Remove all old vegetation to prepare a clean seedbed by means of a disc. Drag or rake area to loosen and level any hard or uneven spots if needed. Apply a slow-release starter fertilizer at the recommended rate. Broadcast seed at recommended rate. Drag, rake or roll lightly to cover the seed.
Under ideal conditions, Yukon Bermuda germinates in 7-10 days and the first mowing is in approximately 21 days, depending on usage. You can expect full coverage to occur in 30 days with first limited use in 60-90 days.
Please see our Lawn and Pasture Planting Guide for more information.