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Paspalum vaginatum
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Zones 17, 24-38, H2
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Paspalum vaginatum

Seashore Paspalum
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Turf Grasses

Native to the southeastern U.S. Makes an attractive lawn near the coast; tolerates salty soil, heat, and wear. Color is close to that of bluegrass, and lawns are pest free. In interior climates, it develops tough stems that turn brown after cutting. Mow to 3/4 in. with a reel mower and feed only between mid-autumn and late spring. Usually sold as sod under names like ‘Adalayd’ and ‘Excalibre’.

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