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CAPTIVAST. AUGUSTINE

Developed by the University of Florida, Captiva is a chinch bug resistant St. Augustine that requires one-third less mowing than Floratam . Captiva is a lush, dark green St. Augustine with a dense canopy and a massive root system. It has slow leaf blade growth and lateral spread, which results in a reduction of mowing requirements. Captiva has shown good-excellant shade tolerance. It features excellent pest resistance, requiring fewer chemical inputs. Captiva is an excellent choice for homeowners that want a finer textured St. Augustine lawn.

FEATURES

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1/3 Mowing Requirements
Chinch Bug Resistant
Lush Dark Green Color
Fine Textured St. Augustine
Good to Excellant Shade Tolerance

CHARACTERISTICS

AESTHETICS

Uses
Commercial, Home
Color
Dark Green
Blade Width
6.7 mm
Feel
Moderately Soft
Fall Color Retention
Very Good
Spring Greenup
Very Good

FUNCTION

Soils
Sand, Clay, Muck
Growth
Stolons
Wear
Good
Injury Recovery
Very Good
Insects
Excellent
Diseases
Good

CLIMATE

Heat
Excellent
Cold
Good
Shade
Very Good
Drought
Good
Salt
Very Good

CARE

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
2-3″
Weed Control
Good

MAINTENANCE

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MOWER
STANDARD ROTARY, REEL

HEIGHT
2″ TO 3″

WEED CONTROL
GOOD
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