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*L-93 Creeping Bentgrass
For Fairways & Tees
L-93, a superior creeping bentgrass, is now
gracing the greens, tees and fairways of top golf courses nationally, as
well as internationally. Its reputation for being dark, dense, and
aggressive has made it a world-renowned name in creeping bent grasses. L-
93 was rated #1 out of 25 varieties tested in the National Bentgrass
Test – 1998 (NTEP No. 01-3) on fairways and tees.
Climatic Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (may
not be adaptable to all areas within each climatic zone)
(These are not USDA zones, these are zone number
provided by Pennington Seed, please use their map below for correct location
for these zones)
Characteristics Of L-93 Bent Grass
- Excellent winter hardiness
Superlative summer density
dark green color
upright growth, creating a perfect lie for a golf ball
cool weather color retention and spring green-up
Outstanding Brown Patch and Dollar Spot resistance
well to wide range of mowing heights 1/8 - 1/2 inch (3.2 - 12.7 mm)
Planting & Caring For New L-93 Bentgrass Seed Plantings
Sow seed with a filler in two directions at 90º angles with a
will germinate best when soil temperature is above 65º F (18º C). Irrigate
frequently until seedlings are established. Avoid excess watering or puddling.
First cutting for fairways and tees should be 1/2 inch (12 mm) when the
seedlings reach 3/4 inch (19.1 mm) in height.
Seeding Rates For L-93 Bent Grass - Various Types of Plantings
- New Construction (bare ground): 1-1 1/2/lbs/1000 sq.
ft. (1/2 - 3/4 kg/100 sq. meters)
- Overseeding (existing greens): 1/2 - l lb/1000 sq.
ft. (1/4 - 1/2 kg/100 sq. meters)
- Winter Overseeding (Bermuda greens): 1 lb/1000 sq.
ft. (1/2 kg/100 sq. meters)
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