Bermuda grass is a Warm Season grass. Bermuda is a strong grass in warm climates. It has a low shade tolerance, usually requiring a minimum of six (6) hours of sunlight. Its water requirement is medium to low compared to other Warm Season grasses.
Bermuda grass has a medium to high tolerance to salinity, and a medium tolerance to cold, usually not surviving temperatures less than 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Additionally it has a high tolerance to traffic, and has a medium to low disease potential. Bermuda grass should be mowed every three to seven (3-7) days, and should be maintained at a height of one inch to two inches (1.0” – 2.0”).
Bermuda grass can be grown from seed or from sod. There are many different varieties on Bermuda grass. The Common Bermuda is mostly adapted for lawns, however, there are also many hybrid varieties including Celebration Bermuda, Quickstand Bermuda, Texas Turf 10 Bermuda, Tifgreen 328 Bermuda, Tifway 419 Bermuda.
In the correct areas of the country, Bermuda grass is one of the strongest grasses available.