Over the past year, Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN) of Floratam St. Augustinegrass has continued to be an increasingly expensive landscape issue affecting South Florida. LVN, which is caused by Sugarcane Mosaic Virus, has wiped out entire lawns throughout entire neighborhoods, causing a reaction among many homeowners to find a solution. CitraBlue® St. Augustine has emerged… Read more »
Southern Turf Hawaii recently started growing and harvesting CitraBlue® St. Augustine. The company, in Mililani, has supplied Hawaii with residential, commercial, retail and golf course sod and grass for more than 20 years. President of Southern Turf Hawaii, Danny Green, says he’s excited about this new grass variety. His business is a partner of The… Read more »
CitraBlue St. Augustine is ready for sale in Florida. Find out where and when CitraBlue will be coming to your area in 2020.
One of the interesting traits of CitraBlue is a reduced mowing frequency, especially when compared with that of Floratam St. Augustine.
The density of CitraBlue will stop many weeds from making it to the surface eliminating the needs for harsh, control chemicals in the landscape.
The University of Florida’s newest grass, CitraBlue St. Augustine, may not be a bermuda or zoysia, but as a St. Augustinegrass, it wants to join the drought conversation.
Finding a St. Augustine variety with a better resistance to damaging disease was one of the objectives. CitraBlue breeder, Dr. Kevin Kenworthy talks about how CitraBlue compares in disease testing.
Each and every production field of CitraBlue needs to be certified to verify the quality of the soil and preparation for this turfgrass.