Bermuda grass that can be seen on golf courses is an expensive ornamental grass. In addition to the price of seeds which are indeed higher than other ornamental grasses, this grass also really needs regular maintenance. So, is bermuda grass easy to grow? What is the main problem that needs to be faced by gardeners and golf course owners when they plant Bermuda grass? The main enemy is water, where golf grass will rot easily if it is flooded with water. So this golf grass plant requires a planting medium that has smooth water channels so that it thrives.
The form of care that must be given to golf grass is not the same as other garden grass. Most garden grasses are easier to care for because of the small area of land. Garden grass also does not require certain conditions, as long as the grass grows well and neatly, the treatment is in order. Unlike the case with golf grass because the condition of the grass will greatly affect the smoothness of the golf game process so it must be treated properly.
So this golf grass plant must indeed be watered, fertilized, pruned, and kept away from pests and diseases so that its condition is always ready to be used to play.
Bermuda Golf Grass Fertilization
The nutrient requirements needed by golf grass plants vary from one field to another. It depends on the soil analysis results. Some other factors can affect the grass too, such as the condition of thatch, previous fertilization schedule, grass quality, and the level of pest attack (Plant Destruction Organisms). in every 6-12 months, the soil analysis must be done.
The most widely needed nutrient by golf grass plants is nitrogen (N). This element can be supplied to the plant based on its growth rate. The green area on the golf course requires more N elements than other parts of the course. Likewise, the need and how to use fertilizers containing elements of potassium (K) and phosphorus (P) must be adjusted to the results of soil analysis.