Is Celebration Bermuda Grass Sod Right for My Lawn in Orlando, FL?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 13, 2020 9:57:05 AM

They wouldn’t name a grass “Celebration” if it was a dud, right?

Why is this variety of Bermuda Grass worth celebrating?

It depends on your needs — and your willingness to maintain it.

Is Celebration Bermuda sod right for you?

Let’s take a look.

Celebration Bermuda Grass: The Details

Appearance: It’s deep blue-green with fine blades and a soft feel.

Sunlight Requirements: It needs at least six hours of sunlight. It will thin out in significant shade.

Maintenance Needs: Here’s where it gets pretty picky:

It does best maintained with a reel mower.

Mowing height should be no more than 1.5 inches, and can be mowed lower, even less than an inch.

In the heavy growing season, it requires frequent mowing, at least three times a week.

It requires daily watering.

It needs monthly weed and fertilization treatments.

Pests and Disease: It’s very tolerant.Celebration Bermuda grass

Advantages of Celebration Bermuda Grass

Celebration has great wear tolerance, which makes it good for sports. We also recommend it for homeowners who have very destructive pets and haven’t found a grass that can stand up to Fido’s escapades.

Celebration Bermuda Grass has finished best in numerous university research studies for wear tolerance.

Drawbacks of Celebration Bermuda Grass

It’s very high maintenance, needing to be cut three times a week during the growing season. Add daily watering and monthly weed and fertilization treatments and you have a pretty needy lawn.

Who Should Choose Celebration Bermuda Grass?

College and professional sports venues and golf courses love Celebration Bermuda Grass because it can be mowed very short and holds up well to foot traffic.

It’s not quite as popular with homeowners, due to its high maintenance needs. They often choose Zoysia instead. It has a similar look, but it’s less work.

Fun Fact

Celebration Bermuda Grass has been used in sports stadiums at big events around the world, including at several World Cup games; the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, and the PGA National.

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