There are many types of grass that can be grown in different areas and spoils with optimal results, but the seasons are also going to play a major role in those results. Today, we are going to give you a good list of grass types and how well they grow depending on the weather conditions and the time of the year.
Cool season grasses
There are several types of grass that are going to grow much faster and with a better look during cool seasons. Some of them include the Kentucky bluegrass, the Fine Fescue, the Perennial Ryegrass; the Bentgrass and the Tall fescue. They are more likely to grow properly at temperatures of 60 to 75 Fahrenheit and this means that spring and fall are ideal for these types of grass. They are also ideally fertilized during those two seasons.
These grass types (C-3 plants) begin their carbohydrate production with a 3 carbon compound. Their roots grow optimally at 55 degrees.
Warm season grasses
The warm season grasses are known for growing quite fast during the warm season. These grass types include the Bahia, the Bermuda, the Centipede, the St.Augustine and the Zoysia. They grow properly when they are at temperatures of 80 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and this means that the optimal season for their growth are the Spring and summer.
Knowing which type of grass is going to grow better during each season is going to allow you to make the right kind of purchase and you will see optimal results when growing your grass.