SeaDwarf® Paspalum 2017-07-03T04:51:28+00:00
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SeaDwarf®

SeaDwarf® is a release from Environmental Turf and is the industry’s only true dwarf cultivar. It is an excellent selection for golf course putting greens and fairways.

Characteristics

  • SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum is the only dwarf cultivar
  • A warm-season turfgrass with a fine texture
  • Bright green color
  • Tolerates a wide range of mowing heights, about 1/10″ to about 4″
  • Potable, effluent, reclaimed, even seawater as irrigation sources

Water Quality Tolerance

  • SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum is highly salt tolerant. Though SeaDwarf® can be irrigated with fresh water, lower quality water may be used as an irrigation source. It can be irrigated with brackish water, gray water, effluent or water with a salt content up to 22,000 ppm, or in some cases, higher. A golf course in Mallorca, Spain, irrigates its SeaDwarf® with straight seawater.
  • Weeds can be treated with ordinary table salt. SeaDwarf® will remain unharmed!
  • It is perfect for situations where quality irrigation water is not an option.
  • SeaDwarf® is great for seaside applications. Salt spray over seawalls won’t harm it. At least one waterfront golf course has been known to irrigate it with water right out of the bay.

Establishment

All paspalum selections are sterile, and must be propagated by sod or sprigs.

Environmental Qualities

SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum needs low fertilizer, low nitrogen and can be treated for weeds with table salt. This saves time and money and helps the environment by putting much fewer chemicals into the ecosystem.

  • Requires up to 50 percent less water than bermudagrass.
  • Can be irrigated with recycled water.
  • Has much less nitrogen run-off than many other turfgrasses because less nitrogen is used for fertilization.

SeaDwarf® Website

SeaDwarf® Website

SeaDwarf® | The Environmental Turfgrass

SeaDwarf® | The Environmental Turfgrass

SeaDwarf® versus Platinum TE™

SeaDwarf® versus Platinum TE™