TifBlair Centipede offers more cold and drought tolerance than common Centipede. Tests conducted over three winters in Blairsville, GA and Stillwater, OK demonstrated that TifBlair can survive even severe winter temperatures. A deep root system allows TifBlair to grow in low pH soils as well. This low growing, warm season grass offers lower maintenance requirements, ideal for commercial and residential installations.
Medium textured blades; medium green in color; greens up earlier and retains color longer than common centipede
- Acidic soil, pH 5.0 – 6.0
- Low fertility requirements
- Low mowing frequency
- Full sun to partial shade
- Remarkable drought tolerance
- Superior cold hardiness
- Sold only as certified sod
Landscape — Home lawns, commercial properties
Once established, follow general recommendations of 1″ of water from rain or irrigation per week, depending on soil conditions and climate. Blades turn gray under drought stress, greening up immediately after watering. TifBlair prefers well drained soils. Visit the resources page to view or click here to download our watering guide for new and established grass.