NK-37 Giant Bermudagrass

Introduced from Africa, NK-37 is a selected strain of common Bermudagrass increased by Northrup, King & Co., in Arizona. A warm-season, perennial giant Bermudagrass, 1 1/2-2 feet tall, fine-stemmed with long slender leaves, it spreads from seed, rhizomes and stolons, and has a slight tendency to form a sod. Known for its fast, vigorous, tall growth and rapid recovery after cutting or pasturing during warm summer months. Because of its quick recovery after frequent cutting, it has repeatedly cut more pounds of green weight per acre than other grasses. Relished by livestock and wildlife.

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Description

Giant bermudagrass is an introduced, warm season perennial turfgrass that grows up to 2’ in height. Originally from Africa, NK-37 is a selected strain of common Bermudagrass increased by Northrup, King & Co., in Arizona. Giant bermudagrass is tall, fine-stemmed, with long slender leaves. It spreads from seed, rhizomes and stolons, and has a slight tendency to form a sod.

Giant bermudagrass is known for its tall and vigorous growth and rapid recovery after cutting or grazing during warm summer months. Because of its quick recovery after frequent cutting, it has repeatedly cut more pounds of green weight per acre than other grasses on a yearlong basis. Relished by all types of livestock, but not recommended for wildlife.

Planting: Plant in the spring at a rate of 3-5 lbs. per acre at 1/4 inch deep.

Soil: Well drained soils in full sunlight

Height: 4-18 inches

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Texas-wide

Additional information

Weight

2 lb., 5 lb., 10 lb., 25 lb.

Season

Warm Season

Plant Type

Grass

Height

1-3'