Giant bermudagrass is a subspecies of Common bermudagrass that exhibits excellent forage growth characteristics. It may be planted alone or with common bermudagrass for forage and pasture use. Giant bermudagrass makes excellent hay for horses and cows. The protein content depends on the management of the stand. It does well on many types of ground, but does very well on light soils.
Once established, giant bermudagrass is very drought, heat and salt tolerant. Cultural management of giant bermudagrass is much like that of Coastal Bermudagrass, a vegetative pasture bermudagrass.
More upright growth than common, 1-2'. Incorrectly called seed type coastal bermudagrass. Treat like coastal.
|Grow Height||Cold Tolerance||Minimum
|1-2½'||Poor||25"||5-15 lb. acre|
Bermudagrass, Giant FORAGE TYPE
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