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Blueridge

Blueridge is our traditional custom blend of Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass mix suited for Northern California. This is a dense, plush lawn that has a slightly softer feel and finer texture than the Dwarf Enduro Fescue sod. It keeps a deep dark green color year around and looks its best mowed at 1 ½ inches tall. The ryegrass mixture provides more strength and durability than will be found with standard Bluegrass lawns. It also has better resistance to shade and disease. Blueridge has a wide range of adaptability for many sporting and playing activities.


Recommended Usage:

Residential, playgrounds, athletic fields and golf courses.


Sod Composition:

Blueridge is a custom mixture of Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass seed that is best suitable for Northern California climate and soil types. Rating with a high tolerance for Heat and Disease recovery, and wear ability and keeping an outstanding year around dark green color. Blueridge is grown by Greenfields Turf, Inc.


Heat & Wear Tolerance:

Blueridge is a cool season grass, looks its best in the cooler time of the year. Blueridge wear tolerance: it should be lightly over-seeded yearly after heavy usage to maintain its proper density, but recovers quickly from normal abuse.


Shade:

Blueridge will moderately tolerate shade, preferring a more sunny location.


Color:

Blueridge will keep a deep, rich bluegreen color throughout the year, if properly fertilized. Its color and natural beauty is what sets it apart from other sod varieties.


Disease:

Blueridge has a good resistance to most diseases due to the perennial ryegrass mix. During the cool months, rust would still be a concern. However, turf which is properly watered, mowed and fertilized is much less likely to be affected by disease.


Maintenance:

A good complete fertilizer is required twice a year in the spring and fall. All others fertilizer applications may be made with straight Nitrogen. During the spring, fall and winter months you should be fertilizing every 4 to 6 weeks with 1 pound of actual nitrogen applied to each 1,000 sq. ft. of lawn. During the hot summer months, fertilizing rates should be reduced by at least 50 percent.


Mowing:

Blueridge should be mowed regularly with a rotary mower. Set mowing at a height between ½ to 2 inches. Never mow more than one-third of top growth at any one mowing.


Watering:

Newly planted sod should be watered daily for the first 10 days to avoid drying out and to enable the rooting system to penetrate into the new soil. Once sod has been established, watering frequency may be reduced. Do to varying soil and climate conditions, it is difficult to recommend a watering schedule. Soaking the lawn 2 to 3 times a week generally is considered adequate. Water in early morning hours only. During the summer months, when temperatures remain consistently high, a daily morning watering may be necessary.


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