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Mallard tech sheet
OPTIMAL ADAPTATION AREAS:
Winter Performance
Mallard
Sombrero
Midnight
Shamrock
Baron
Diva
Avg. Ratings: 1-9; 9=Best
Cover
Color
Quality
7.43
6.87
6.43
6.03
6.03
6.10
7.77
6.10
6.20
6.43
5.80
6.13
6.77
6.53
6.33
6.00
5.77
5.77
2010-2011 Data
Albany, OR
Seeding Rates:
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www.ctbt-us.info
2-3 lb/1000 sqft
Establishment:
Dollar Spot Resistance
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Mallard
Midnight
Brooklawn
Diva
Soil: Well drained to clay; pH of 5.5-8
Sowing Time: Spring or early Fall
Planting Depth: 1/16-1/8 inch
Fertilizer: 0.5-0.9 lb Nitrogen/1000 sqft
Germination: 21-28 days
Water: Keep soil moist until turfgrass is 3
inches tall
Hallmark
0
2
4
Ratings: 1-9; 9=No Disease 2005 Data
6
Salem, NJ
8
10
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See the difference?
Mallard
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Drought Susceptible
First Mowing: Turfgrass is 3 inches tall
Maintenance:
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Height: 1.5-3 inches
-Fairway Height: 1/2 inch (increases
management requirements)
Fertilizer: 3-5 lb Nitrogen/1000 sq ft a year.
Apply during periods of active growth (MarchJune and October-December)
Mowing Frequency: 2 times a week during
active growth and remove no more than 1/3 of
the leaf per mowing
VS
PENNINGTON SEED INC.
Photographs taken 5.4 weeks after water was with-
1280 Atlanta Hwy
Madison, Georgia 30650
1-800-277-1412
[email protected]
www.pennington.com
Kentucky Bluegrass
Primary Benefits:
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Mallard
Heat and drought tolerant bluegrass that will also stand up
to the abuses of high traffic! Disease resistant, which
means fewer chemical applications. Mallard is the only
Kentucky bluegrass that has been recognized by the
Turfgrass Breeders association for its drought tolerance.
 Drought Tolerant
Qualified by the Turfgrass Water
Conservation Alliance® (www.tgwca.org)
 Winter Performance
Uniform cover, dark color and top quality
 Disease Resistant
For over 10 different turfgrass diseases
Additional Benefits:
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Traffic Tolerant
Summer Ground Cover
Frost Tolerant
2011 Breeders Cup Recipient
Turfgrass Breeders Association
Recommended Use:
Drought Tolerance
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Mallard
Midnight
Prosperity
Sombrero
Home Lawns
Parks & Athletic Fields
Sod Farms
Golf Courses
Developed By:
America
Rutgers University
turf.rutgers.edu
Diva
7.5
8
8.5
Avg. Evapotranspiration (Inches)
2011 Data
9
9.5
www.ctbt-us.info
Evapotranspiration refers to the amount of water leaving the soil (evaporation) and
the plant (transpiration). The higher the value, the more drought tolerant a variety
is. The graph shows the average evapotranspiration to reach 25% green cover.
Trial Code: A97-1439
PENNINGTON SEED INC.
1280 Atlanta Hwy
Madison, Georgia 30650
1-800-277-1412
[email protected]
www.pennington.com

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