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What type of grass is used for football fields?
In the northern United States, there are three types of cool-season grasses primarily used for football fields: Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue and perennial ryegrass. In the South, bermudagrass is the most commonly used grass for football fields.
Is artificial turf better than real grass in football?
While artificial turf has been slowly gaining popularity on the football field, most players still consider real grass fields superior. Studies have shown that injuries on real grass fields are less common than on artificial turf. Real grass football fields also tend to be much cooler than artificial turf fields.
What is the best fescue for a football field?
Tall fescue works great in transitional climates. When establishing a football field in the North, a blend of 80% Kentucky bluegrass and 20% perennial ryegrass is ideal. This is the same ratio found in our famous Blue Ribbon Blend.
How much grass seed do you need for a soccer field?
The amount of grass seed needed for a soccer field depends on the size of the area. A typical soccer field is about 90 feet by 50 feet, which means you will need about 1,500 pounds of grass seed to cover it.