TifTuf - the for Drought-Tolerant Bermudagrass

Superior Color and Density

High Resistance to Traffic

Extremely Drought Tolerant

Can Be Installed Anytime

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Drought Tolerant

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Extremely Tough

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Requires Less Watering


Easy To Maintain


Great In The Shade


Dense And Hearty


TifTuf Bermuda - Tough and Beautiful Bermudagrass

Stingy With Water, Sunlight, and Your Budget.

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Long dry summers can be brutal on turf—and even more so on your water bill. TifTuf Bermudagrass was developed with this challenge in mind. This fine-textured, green leaf beauty uses 38% less water than similar grass cultivars… and still looks great. And just as important, TifTuf Bermudagrass has a high shade tolerance. When cooler autumn temperatures arrive, it stays greener further into the season. It all makes you wonder: how can something so tough and resilient be so gorgeous?

 Key Benefits of TifTuf Certified Bermudagrass

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TifTuf is a hearty and beautiful Bermudagrass, perfect for areas requiring the most drought tolerance grass.  Please see the map for further detail.

  • Best drought tolerant grass.
  • Excellent late season color retention and early spring green-up.
  • Superior color and density.
  • High resistance to traffic.
  • Fast recovery from wear/tear or drought.
  • TifTuf will pay for itself in reduced water bills.
  • Can be installed anytime.

Frequently Asked Questions About TifTuf Certified Bermudagrass

How much water does my TifTuf Certified Bermudagrass lawn need?

How often and how much should I fertilize TifTuf Certified Bermudagrass?

What height is best for mowing TifTuf Certified Bermudagrass?

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TifTuf Certified Bermuda Technical Specifications 


  • Exceptional shade and drought tolerance.
  • Fine leaf texture.
  • High turf density.
  • Aggressive growth.
  • Superior fall color.

Improved Plant Vigor

  • Retains more moisture.
  • Has a 90% survivability rate in temperatures as low as -6F.
  • Retains 95% more green leaf tissue in drought stress compared to Tifway.
  • After 19 drought stress trials, TifTuf was designated as the research standard by which all drought tolerance will be determined.

Cultural Practices

  • Mow at 0.5-2 inches of height.
  • Can be mowed with a reel or rotary mower.
  • Requires little irrigation once roots have been established.
  • Apply weed control or weed-and-feed combinations that are specifically labeled for Bermuda grass.
  • Pre-emergent herbicide application is recommended in the spring and fall.

Certified Purity & Uniformity

  • TifTuf is licensed exclusively to The Turfgrass Group, Inc. and its sub-licensees.
  • TifTuf is available only through a select group of licensed certified producers.
  • TifTuf is grown & sold under a rigorous set of rules & guidelines designed to promote on-going quality, purity, and uniformity.

State Certification

  • Certification is the only method of assuring the consumer is receiving the variety they purchased.
  • TifTuf can only be produced and sold as a Certified turfgrass variety, unlike many other varieties.
  • Certification agencies in each state inspect all TifTuf production fields regularly, protecting the interests of the consumer by providing a third-party system of quality control.

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