Bahia, Tifton 9 #19111

Bahia, Tifton 9 #19111

An improved variety of Pensacola bahiagrass. It retains many of the characteristics of Pensacola except that Tifton 9 yielded 47% more forage in tests over a 3 year period. It is much more vigorous in the seedling stage, grows more upright, has longer leaves, is more succulent (palatable). Tifton 9 establishes faster and provides 40 to 45% more cattle carrying capacity.

lanting Date: April to August

Planting Rate: 2 to 5 lbs per 1000 sq/ft for small area.

Broadcast Rate: Overseeding 25 to 50 lbs per acre. New Seeding: 40 to 100 lbs per acre

Drill Rate: 30 to 60 lbs per acre

Coverage Depth: 1/2" maximum

Days to maturity: 60-80 days.