What is TifTuf Bermuda?
TifTuf Bermuda grass is an extremely drought tolerant grass that maintains its brilliant green color year-round. While traditional Bermuda grasses go dormant during drought periods, TifTuf is less susceptible to drought stress. Because of its versatile nature, TifTuf Bermuda can be used in both residential and commercial applications, as well as athletic fields and other recreational facilities.
Custom TifTuf Bermuda Lawn Maintenance Program
TifTuf Bermuda Grass Lawn Maintenance Calendar
NOTE: Don’t be fooled by competitors offering 8-10 round applications. If you use quality products, you do not need as many applications. This is our basic service program. There are other beneficial services, such as core aeration, lime, grub control, soil testing, etc.
TifTuf Bermuda Maintenance Tips
Proper maintenance of your TifTuf Bermuda lawn will keep it looking lavish year-round. We’ve made a few recommendations below to make it easy for you.
Mowing TifTuf Bermuda
Your TifTuf lawn can be mowed using a rotary lawn mower down to 2.0-2.5 inches. By mowing on a 4-to-7-day interval, you won’t need to bag all your clippings–mulching them returns beneficial nutrients and water to the soil, keeping your lawn nice and healthy.
Watering TifTuf Bermuda
TifTuf has been found to need less water than other Bermuda grass, all while maintaining a superior turf quality. While multiple factors play into your water management program, TifTuf does not need to be continuously irrigated once a root system has been established in good soil conditions.
Fertilizing TifTuf Bermuda
Select a fertilizer that is labeled specifically for use on Bermuda grass lawns. Apply between 2 to 4 pounds of nitrogen per 1000 square feet annually during the growing season.
Weed Control for TifTuf Bermuda
Preventative measures are the best way to control weed growth. Mowing regularly, as well as adding pre-emergent herbicide will keep weeds at bay. As a reminder, you should only apply weed control products that are specified for use on Bermuda grass lawns.