TifGrand Bermuda SOD

TifGrand Bermuda grass is scientifically bred to withstand up to 60% shade.

Cynodon transvaalensis × C. dactylon

TifGrand Certified Bermuda

TifGrand Bermuda sod features at-a-glance:

Tifway Bermuda turf grass on left, Improved Fine leaf TifGrand Bermuda turf grass on right.

  • A Bermuda turfgrass with improved shade tolerance
  • Vigorous-growing lawn
  • Fine-textured turfgrass (finer than Tifway)
  • Naturally dark green-colored blades
  • Forms a lawn with reduced water and fertilizer (nitrogen) requirements than other Bermudas, especially when grown in full sun
  • Aggressive establishment from sod

TifGrand is Ideal for Partially Shaded Lawns TifGrand Bermuda Sod in Fully Shaded Lawn TifGrand Bermuda Sod in public and private parks


TifGrand Bermuda sod is ideal for:

  • Shaded golf course tees (full sun tees, too)
  • Sport fields
  • Recreational sites
  • Public and private parks
  • Home lawns that are partially shaded
  • Home lawns in full sun
  • Corporate and commercial landscapes
  • All sod and turfgrass needs in high use or highly visible areas in warm climates, where shaded areas demand a special solution: TifGrand

TifGrand Bermuda sod has these further characteristics:

  • TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass is scientifically developed to withstand up to 60% shade, provided soils are well-drained, competition from tree roots is minimized, and 4-5 hours of direct sunlight is received.
  • Provided the above criteria are met, TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass performs in shade better than other hybrid Bermuda turfgrasses like Tifway and TifSport.
  • TifGrand Bermuda lawns survive drought conditions similar to other hybrid Bermuda turfgrasses; withstanding drought by going into dormancy until sufficient rainfall (irrigation) resumes.
  • TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass forms a dense lush green lawn with a finer texture and darker green color than Tifway (T-419).

  • TifGrand left - Tifway right
    Left: TifGrand     Right: Tifway

  • TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass forms a lawn tolerant of traffic and wear, and recovers quickly with proper maintenance.
  • TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass is more resistant to Spring Dead Spot (SDS) than common Bermuda grass selections like Celebration.

    Georgia Certified - Known Pedigree, Known Quality Seal

  • TifGrand can be installed as dormant sod.
  • TifGrand sod is only available as first-quality Georgia Certified.
  • TifGrand (PP21017) was developed by Dr. Wayne Hanna and released by the University of Georgia, Tifton Campus.
  • TifGrand Bermuda turfgrass is only reproduced vegetatively. TifGrand seed is not available for starting TifGrand bermuda grass lawns.

SOD is available, in individual rolls or full pallets, for pick-up/delivery at Super-Sod Outlets.

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TifGrand® is a trademark owned by Patten Seed Company/Super-Sod.