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Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis palustris)

Identifying Characteristices
Stolons present
Rhizomes absent
Leaves rolled in the bud
Ligule membranous, tall, rounded
Collar narrow
Auricles absent
Sheaths smoth, not compressed
Blades narrow, flat, veined, rough along the edges
Seedhead a panicle, generally compressed
Spikelets small, elliptical, with a single seed
 
Tolerance Table
 
Recommendations
Mowing Height: Putting Green Height
Establishment: Seed, Sod
Fertilization: 2 to 4 lbs/ 1000 ft2/ Year
Adaptation: Golf Course Putting Greens [View Map]
 
General Description
A low growing, fine-bladed perennial, creeping by long vigorous stolons. Used for putting greens in all cool season areas. Propagated by both seed and stolons.
 
Current Articles
Bermudagrass Encroachment into Creeping Bentgrass Greens
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Post Emergence Control of Perennial Biotype 'Poa annua' in Bentgrass Greens
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Weed Control in Bermudagrass and Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens
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Common Problems
Heat Stress
Disease
 
Popular Cultivars
A-1
G-2
Pencross
Crenshaw
Many Others
 
 
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Poa in Bentgrass Green

Cold Injury on Bentgrass

Segregation on Bentgrass


 

   

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