Cabernet Kentucky BluegrassCabernet Kentucky Bluegrass is a deep rooted, heat and drought and disease resistant Mid-Atlantic type Kentucky Bluegrass. It is ideal for sports fields, sod production and home lawns.

Available in sod quality - item number 5866849.

Characteristics

  • Category 1, elite Mid- Atlantic type
  • Ranked #1 in Illinois and # 3 in Indiana in 2002 NTEP trials
  • Very deep rooted with strong vigorous rhizomes resulting in excellent heat and drought tolerance
  • Highly ranked for shear strength, excellent for sod production
  • Superior traffic tolerance, even at low height of cut fairways or sports turf
  • Dark green genetic color
  • Top rated spring green up and summer density
  • Fine leaf texture
  • Aggressive growth habit and establishment
  • Good overall disease resistance
  • Top ranked for resistance to summer patch and necrotic ring spot
  • Excellent stripe smut resistance

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

Diva 6.4
Bedazzled 6.3
Nu Destiny 5.8
Midnight II 5.8
Sonoma 5.7
Bordeaux 5.6
Champagne 5.6
Bluestone 5.6
Wildwood 5.5
Cabernet 5.2
Baron 5.2
Marquis 4.9
Blacksburg II 4.7
Kenblue 3.5
LSD Value 0.5

Grown at Five Locations in the U.S. Schedule C / 2005 NTEP Data

Award 6.1
Impact 6.0
Bedazzled 5.9
Bordeaux 5.8
Moon Shadow 5.7
Champagne 5.7
Midnight II 5.5
Sonoma 5.4
Cabernet 5.3
Blacksburg II 5.3
Lakeshore 5.2
Baron 5.1
Brooklawn 5.1
Fairfax 4.7
Kenblue 4.1
LSD Value 0.5

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