Bordeaux Kentucky BluegrassBordeaux Kentucky Bluegrass is a dark green, fine leafed, aggressive, low growing Compact America type Kentucky Bluegrass. It ranks very high under lower maintenance regime in 2002 NTEP trials.

Available in sod quality - item number 5866850.

Characteristics

  • Category 1, elite America type
  • High statistical ranking in “Schedule C” lower maintenance regime
  • Very dark green genetic color
  • Excellent fall & winter color
  • Medium- fine leaf texture
  • Compact, low growth habit
  • Performs well with close mowing
  • Deep rooted and heat tolerant with good drought recovery
  • Quick emergence and establishment
  • Excellent stripe smut resistance
  • Good leaf spot resistance
  • Excellent dollar spot resistance

Mean Turfgrass Quality Ratings of Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars Grown at Nine Locations in the U.S. Schedule A / 2001-2005 NTEP Data

Bedazzled 6.3
Midnight II 6.2
Nu Destiny 6.1
Serene 5.9
Sonoma 5.6
Bordeaux 5.5
Champagne 5.5
Brooklawn 5.5
Wildwood 5.5
Marquis 5.3
Baron 5.2
Washington 5.2
Blacksburg II 5.1
Kenblue 4.1
LSD Value 0.3

Grown at Six Locations in the U.S. Schedule C / 2001-2005 NTEP Data

NuDestiny 6.3
Award 6.2
Impact 6.2
Bedazzled 6.1
Midnight II 6.1
Bordeaux 6.1
Champagne 5.9
Sonoma 5.9
Monte Carlo 5.8
Lakeshore 5.7
Blacksburg II 5.6
Baron 5.5
Brooklawn 5.5
Washington 5.4
Wellington 4.6
LSD Value 0.4

Turfgrass Quality Ratings 1-9; 9 = Ideal Turf Selected varieties including highest and lowest