Kentucky Bluegrass

Atlas Turf offers quality Kentucky bluegrasses developed by Pure-Seed Testing, Inc. Choose from several varieties with specific performance characteristics to meet the needs of your project.

Desert Moon

Desert Moon is a consistently top-ranking Kentucky Bluegrass for disease resistance, turf quality, drought tolerance, spring green-up, and shade tolerance. The Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance (TWCA) has qualified Desert Moon as drought tolerant. Desert Moon offers excellent winter color retention.

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Sports Fields
Full Moon Kentucky Bluegrass

Full Moon Kentucky Bluegrass

Full Moon is a hybrid Kentucky bluegrass that traces to Unique,Limousine, and Midnight. The Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance (TWCA) qualified Full Moon as drought tolerant. It has a rich, dark green color with a medium-fine leaf texture. This variety has good heat tolerance and makes a perfect blend component with tall fescue and other bluegrasses.

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Sports Fields
Jump Start Kentucky Bluegrass

Jump Start Kentucky Bluegrass

Jump Start is an elite Kentucky bluegrass that is quick to germinate and establish. This Unique/America hybrid offers early spring green up and remains green longer than most bluegrasses. With rapid recovery after drought and summer stress and good traffic tolerance, Jump Start is an excellent choice for sports fields including overseeding between games. Jump Start features a medium dark green color, medium-fine texture, and good heat tolerance.

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Sports Fields
  •  Landscaping
Moonlight SLT Kentucky Bluegrass

Moonlight SLT Kentucky Bluegrass

As a Moonlight hybrid, Moonlight SLT is a dark green, elite Kentucky bluegrass. It was selected for improved salt tolerance and has performed well at levels of 10,000 ppm in greenhouse trials. Moonlight SLT has good resistance to stem rust, stripe rust, and leaf spot. It offers good winter color and shade tolerance.

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Sports Fields

New Moon Kentucky Bluegrass

New Moon has proven to be one of the best Kentucky bluegrasses in trialsconducted across the United States. New Moon’s remarkable turf traits include shade tolerance, disease resistance, drought tolerance, early spring green-up, and great density. This elite Kentucky bluegrass has a dark green color and performs well in the transition zone.

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Sports Fields
Tirem Kentucky Bluegrass

Tirem Kentucky Bluegrass

Tirem Kentucky bluegrass was selected for its deep roots and exceptional performance. Qualified by the Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance for statistically significant water saving potential, this variety offers exceptional drought tolerance. Tirem also maintains winter color remarkably well, displays tolerance to salt and heat pressure, and has good overall disease resistance, specifically to dollar spot,

Excellent for:

  •  Golf Course Rough
  •  Golf Course Fairways
  •  Golf Course Tee Boxes
  •  Sports Fields
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