It’s Not Dead, It’s Dormant
With bermudagrass plants dormant this time of year, many people ask the question, “What happened to the field? Is it dead?”. Short answer: no, it is dormant. Here is a photo taken 2 weeks ago. On the left is bluegrass sod. On the right is dormant Riviera bermudagrass.
Why does bermudagrass go dormant? HERE is a great article from Chris Hartwiger, senior agronomist with the USGA.
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