419 TIF Bermuda
419 Tif Bermuda sod is an extremely popular variety of Bermuda grass for sports fields, parks, and golf courses. Its texture and resilience make it very popular for creating a “park like” environment at home.
- Color: Dark green
- Texture: Dense turf with a medium to fine
- Sun/Shade Tolerance: 419 Tif Bermuda can withstand heavy traffic. It prefers full sun and is drought resistant.
- Watering: 419 Tif Bermuda tolerates drought but needs water regularly (at least weekly) to remain green.
- Mowing Height: 1 – 2” Bermuda requires initial mowing (after the danger of hard freezes has passed) to be lower than normal. Once the lawn has greened, mowing can be done to 1 – 2” weekly mowing height.
Choosing 419 Tif Bermuda Sod
419 Tif Bermuda(Tifway) is a very dense and fine textured deep green hybrid Bermuda grass. It is a low fast growing turf and spreads rapidly. Its density, fine texture and soft blades provide a soft cushion in which to walk and play. It is a superior grass for Texas homes as well as athletic fields and golf course roughs, tee boxes, and fairways. 419 Tif Bermuda will provide an extremely high quality turfgrass with very little effort in maintenance.
419 Tifway Bermuda is excellent at tolerating wear, resisting weeds, and delivers excellent impact-absorbing cushion. This grass is an excellent combination of beauty, toughness and durability. This turf’s properties of establishing swiftly, growing rapidly, and recovering quickly from problems like insect damage are why it is rated as one of the most popular grasses for sports turfs. This growth also helps it withstand heavy traffic while still maintaining a very fine, soft texture. It’s ideal for homes with active children or pets.
During Dallas winter months, 419 Tif Bermuda is very resilient. The grass becomes dormant when temperatures drop below 50F for a sustained period and turns a tan winter color. Once the ground temperature reaches 65F in the spring, 419 Tif Bermuda greens up nicely. This grass also has excellent fall color retention.
While this grass is very tough, it does require full sunlight most of the day and should not be used in shady areas. The 419 Tif Bermuda has excellent heat tolerance and is not as cold tolerant as other turf type bermudas. This grass should be kept moist during sustained periods of extreme cold. When the grass is fully established, it tolerates heat and drought and recovers quickly from any neglect or abuse. This heat and drought tolerance is critical in states suffering from droughts like Texas.
Caring For 419 TIF Bermuda Sod
Taking care of 419 Tif Bermuda requires fairly low maintenance. The grass requires ½ to 1 inch of water in a single application approximately once a week during hot and dry conditions. To promote a deep, durable root system, deep soaking water applications are preferable to short, frequent, and shallow applications.