Grass Guide: Bermuda
This hardy turf grass craves hot weather.
This finely textured turf grass is a full-sun variety and will thrive in hot weather and under drought conditions. Because this hardy grass does very well in high traffic conditions, it is a popular choice for use in parks, golf courses and sports fields.
Thrives in warm Southern states.
A full-sun grass. Shade intolerant.
Drought-resistant and requires little water for survival, but in an absence of water will turn brown and go dormant until adequate water becomes available.
- Establishes quickly
- Grows in many soil types
- Drought resistant
- Survives under high traffic
- Outcompetes weed growth
- Can be invasive
- Performs poorly in shaded areas
- Dormant under 50 degrees, turns brown until warm weather returns