Sea Spray is the first improved seeded seashore paspalum available. Perhaps saltgrass or siltgrass is a more recognizable name for this species. Seashore paspalum is a warm season, salt-loving grass that can be found in coastal areas and can be grown in inland and desert locations. Sea Spray exhibits a medium-fine texture similar to common bermudagrass. It grows by stolons and rhizomes making it an excellent choice for golf courses and sportsfields.
Among the most salt tolerant grasses available
Very good wear tolerance
Moderate shade tolerance
Wide pH range 3.5 to 10.2
Sea Spray is useful for golf course greens, tees, fairways and roughs as well as sports turf situations. It will provide a low input, low maintenance turf compared to other grasses.
50 pounds per acre or 1 pound per 1,000 square feet.
Sow seed in spring-summer when soil temperatures are 65-80 degrees.
Frequent daily waterings with fresh water are necessary for establishment.
Normal germination period is 14-21 days.
Irrigation: Moderate irrigation in warm weather. Mowing: Mowing height can range from 0.125 inches for putting greens to a maximum of 1.5 inches. To reduce incidence of scalping avoid sudden reduction in mowing height and mow on a regular basis. Rotary mowers are acceptable, reel mowers give best appearance especially at low mowing heights. Fertilizing:Use fertilizers that are low in nitrogen.