Emerald Comparisons

Growth Habit Comparison Of Emerald Dwarf Bermudagrass With Ultradwarf Bermudagrasses

 

  Ultradwarf Cultivars Emerald Dwarf
Shoot Density Very High   High
Lateral Stem Quantity Many, Smaller Fewer, Larger
Lateral Stem Location At Surface (Stolons) Beneath Surface (Rhizomes)
Roots Numerous, Smaller Shallow Fewer Larger Deep
Thatch Accumulation More  Less
Grain or “Sheen” Formation Yes   No