Poa pratensis

Poa pratensis

Kentucky bluegrass

Cool season, long-lived, perennial dense sodformer with shallow fibrous root system and vigorous rhizomes. Adapted to most welldrained soils where moisture is adequate. Resumes growth in early spring, matures in late summer with vigorous regrowth in fall. Highly palatable and nutritious to livestock and wildlife. Useful for pasture improvement, land reclamation, and as a turfgrass.

Varieties: 

Available Varieties

4 Season Denim Granite Midnight II P-105
Avalanche Everest High Noon Midnight Star Prosperity
Award EverGlade Jump Start Moon Shadow Quickstart
Baron Freedom III Kenblue Moonlight SLT Right
Bedazzled Full Moon Langara Moonshine Rush
Brilliant Gaelic Mercury NuDestiny Thermal Blue
Corsair Ginney II Midnight NuGlade Total Eclipse
Forage Variety: Ginger

A persistent and aggressive forage type that begins its Spring green up very early. Produces excellent yields of high quality forage. Mixes well with legumes such as clover and birdsfoot trefoil. Very cold hardy with good disease resistance.

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
18 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
21.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,177,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes