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Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass
STSE

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 2
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass
STSE
Cultivar: Delmar

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 220
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 12
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass
STSE
Cultivar: FX-10

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.6
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 6.5
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 12
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass
STSE
Cultivar: Floratine

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 230
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 17
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine grass
STSE
Cultivar: Raleigh

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 18
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 2
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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