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Turfgrass

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Arkansas Valley Seed is a major supplier of turfgrass seeds for residential lawns, sods farms, golf courses and sports fields. We offer a wide range of turfgrass products that include most major proprietary and common varieties from bentgrass to tall fescue as well as mixtures that are specially formulated for the Rocky Mountain region. We also have a mixer dedicated to producing sod quality Kentucky Bluegrass. View our turfgrass seed varieties below.

Kentucky Bluegrass Seed

Arkansas Valley Seed provides high-performance Kentucky bluegrass seed for golf courses, athletic fields, and residential lawns, pastures, and quality turfgrass. Kentucky bluegrass is a common cool-season turfgrass that is able to handle wide range of tolerances. Arkansas Valley Seed delivers the highest quality Kentucky bluegrass seed varieties, blends, and mixes to provide the right seeds for your every need.

Browse our wide selection of quality Kentucky Bluegrass products below or view all Turfgrass Seed Species.
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Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Products

98/85 Kentucky Bluegrass

98/85 is a VNS variety, medium green color, all-purpose grass. 98/85 Kentucky Bluegrass germinates in 14-21 days.


Bluestar

Bluestar is a hybrid variety possessing good disease tolerances and a rich, green color. This Kentucky Bluegrass variety has improved resistance to leaf spot, stripe smut, fusarium blight, leaf and stem rust and dollar spot.


Fullback

It takes a Fullback to carry these qualifications: Best statistical performance in schedules A, B, C , Northeast, Transition, North Central, and Upper Midwest/Mountain Zones. #1 Traffic Tolerance at Wisconsin. Excellent seedling vigor & establishment, spring green up, summer density and drought performance (wilting & dormancy) and low seed head expression. Good winter color and outstanding competitor to poa annua. Great performance across all disease trials. # 1 Rated Summer Patch at Tennessee. TIED FOR #1 MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY RATING OUT OF 110 ENTRIES. See Fullback (BD 03-84) in the 2006-2010 NTEP Kentucky bluegrass trial at www.ntep.org

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Gaelic

Gaelic is a premium bluegrass that's outstanding for establishing new turf areas and over-seeding existing turf on sports fields, commercial landscapes and golf cources.

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Hampton

Nicknamed "The Root Monster" due to its standout deep and fibrous root production.  Excellent spring green up and seedling vigor, drought tolerance and traffic performance.

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Jump Start

Jumpstart Kentucky Bluegrass is fast to establish, fast to recover, and fast to green up. It is a medium dark green, medium fine-textured, durable density, elite Kentucky bluegrass with improved heat tolerance. Jumpstart's vigor and responsiveness allow it to better compete with perennial ryegrasses as well as weed species resulting in improved establishment in golf, sod, sports and lawn turf seedings.

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Kelly Kentucky Bluegrass

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Midnight

Very dark and the most consistent trial leader in overall quality ever, Midnight Kentucky Bluegrass is the cultivar to which other bluegrasses have been compared for decades. Fairly aggressive. Summer and drought tolerant.

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Noble

An elite cultivar with very dark green genetic color, wear tolerance, seeding vigor, drought tolerance (summer density and wilting). The #1 shade rated Kentucky bluegrass in the New Jersey Shade Trial. #2 rated for Summer Patch at Tennessee. An excellent Kentucky bluegrass for use in Elite Kentucky bluegrass mixes for golf and sports and for tall fescue sod production with newer, darker, turf-type tall fescues with a dark matching color and horizontal-knitting growth habit.

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Shannon

Shannon was developed to combine turf quality with seed yield, resulting in a cultivar that outperforms expectations. With much better turf quality than common types, yet priced favorable to high-end elites, Shannon can blend with elite Kentucky bluegrasses and is a workhorse for use in landscape, golf course roughs and sports fields.

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Spitfire Kentucky Bluegrass

Spitfire TX x KY cross combines the extensive rhizomes and heat and drought tolerance of Texas bluegrass. Spitfire is darker green than other Texas x Kentucky hybrids. Germinates in 4 - 8 days under ideal conditions.  

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Thermal Blue

The popular TX x KBG cross, tested as HB 129. Expanding the area of adaptation for bluegrasses, TX x KBG types have been successful farther south than traditional Kentucky bluegrasses, and are adding heat tolerance and summer performance to northern zone turf. Thermal Blue produces a high percentage of living ground cover throughout the summer, recovers quickly from drought, and is resistant to brown patch. With its aggressive rhizomes, Thermal Blue improves the ability of tall fescue turf to recover when combined in a mixture. Thermal Blue is an elite and medium-bladed bluegrass for landscape contractors, sports turf managers, and golf course superintendents who are battling the stress of summer heat. Limited availability in Professional Turfgrass markets only.

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Wild Horse

Wild Horse is a quick germinator so it has early spring green-up. Good overall turf quality and stripe smut resistance.