Celebration® is a soft variety that outperforms other Bermuda grasses in wear tolerance and recovery, making it a great choice for a variety of applications.
Celebration® is a deep blue-green Bermuda grass that has finished best in numerous university research studies for wear tolerance and recovery, drought resistance and tolerance, and shade tolerance. Able to withstand an abnormal amount of wear and tear, Celebration® is perfect for sports fields and commercial applications, however its soft feel makes it a great choice for your home lawn as well. Found in professional and college sports fields, golf courses and home lawns throughout the country, Celebration® performs well across a variety of applications.
Recommended Mow Height .5-1.5 in.
1 in. per Week
Fertilize Spring and Early Fall
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Celebration® Bermudagrass is a deep blue-green turf grass that has finished best in numerous university research studies for wear tolerance and recovery, drought resistance and tolerance, and bermudagrass shade tolerance. Found in professional and college sports venues, golf courses and home lawns, Celebration® Bermudagrass performs well across a variety of applications. Celebration® Bermudagrass is currently being used throughout the southern United States and around the world.
- Excellent cold tolerance
- Excellent heat tolerance
- Durable and adaptable to many climates
- Lush deep-green color
- Thrives in heat and humidity
- For the first mow of the spring, remove dormant grass leaves to promote new growth by dropping your mower down a notch and giving it a “buzz-cut” with a rotary mower that has a sharpened blade. Bag up all the material to keep excess clipping from clumping or causing disease.
- After your initial “buzz-cut”, begin mowing your Celebration® at the desired height of .5–1.5 inches.
- Don’t overwater. In the active growing season, bermuda grass needs about one inch of water a week from natural rainfall or irrigation. If you apply any granular fertilizer or control product, you will need to water it in. This is a sufficient amount of water for the week. Overwatering may promote disease outbreak. Conduct an irrigation audit to evaluate how much water is being delivered to different areas of your lawn.
- For optimal results, feed your lawn during the spring season by applying a granular fertilizer.
- Apply a pre-emergent herbicide when soil temperatures reach 55 degrees Fahrenheit. This will prevent summer annual weeds like crabgrass and goosegrass from plaguing your lawn and garden. Apply post-emergent herbicides in May as needed to control summer annual and perennial broadleaf weeds like white clover, knotweed, spurge and lespedeza. Products containing multiple broadleaf active ingredients are more effective in controlling broadleaf weeds.
- Apply a broad-spectrum insecticide to prevent spring insects from appearing or to control any current spring insects like chinch bugs, billbugs, mole crickets or white grubs. White grubs may be active at this time. If you see any white grubs, apply a systemic insecticide.
- Apply a systemic fungicide at a preventive rate to keep disease from taking hold of your lawn. You may begin to see circular patches of brown or dead grass as your Celebration® begins to green up. Do not apply fertilizer until you’ve applied a systemic fungicide at a curative rate and your grass has recovered.
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