Centipede

Centipede

Common Centipede is one of the most widely used grasses for home lawns in the Southeastern United States. Well suited for low pH soils, common Centipede is a slow growing grass that needs very little fertilizer and handles drought well.

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CENTIPEDE CHARACTERISTICS

Uses

  • Golf, Commercial, Sports/Parks, Home

  • Blade-width: 5.5 mm

  • Feel: Moderately Soft

  • Soils: Sand, Clay with low pH

  • Growth: Stolons

Color

  • Color: Emerald Green

  • Fall Color Retention: Excellent

  • Spring Green Up: Very Good

Maintenance

  • Mower: Standard Rotary

  • Height: 1–2"

  • Weed Control: Very Good

  • Insect Resistance: Very Good

  • Disease Resistance: Very Good

Wear Tolerance

  • Wear: Good

  • Injury Recovery: Very Good

Shade Tolerance

  • Shade: Very Good

Drought Tolerance

  • Drought: Excellent