Besides pleasing to the eye, Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon) also excels in its fine, dense texture, easy to grow, and easy to care for because it only requires a small supply of water so it is resistant to dry and hot conditions. If given full sun for about 8-10 hours/day, then the grass will grow thick and last longer. Meanwhile, you might want to read another information regarding when to plant bermuda grass seed as well.
To plant it is not difficult at all, just needed, take a little of your time, and of course, prepare the seeds of bermuda grass (golf grass) to plant it. After that you can follow the steps below:
1. Loosen the soil first. Soil loosening can be done by hoeing the soil, cleaning the soil surface from rocks, mixing organic fertilizer in the soil, and leveling it again. After that make a seeding hole with a depth of 3-5 cm
2. The day before sowing, moisten the soil with water and apply grass starter fertilizer. (It is forbidden to use pesticides in the area that will be used as a nursery)
3. Sow the seeds with a ratio of 10 grams of seeds to approximately 0.6 m2 of soil. After that, cover the seeding hole again with soil until it is flat
4. Provide full sun needs and maintain humidity by continuing to water regularly until the grass reaches 5-7 cm high. Water carefully, don’t make the water stagnate
After planting, rejuvenation needs to be done to keep the grass looking beautiful. How:
– Trim away as many weeds that have grown as possible
– Cut the grass short then clean the ground from the dead grass.
– Dig the ground surface again. Then level the soil surface again by adding compost to the soil
– Sprinkle seeds with a ratio of 10 grams of seeds for approximately 1.3 m2 of soil
– Add grass starter fertilizer
– Provide full sun needs and maintain humidity by continuing to water regularly until the grass reaches 5-7 cm high.