March - October
0.1 - 0.4
Low growing cultivated lawn grass.
A low, medium textured, slow growing, but aggressive grass that can produce a dense turf. It is more shade tolerant than bermudagrass but less shade tolerant than St. Augustine and zoysiagrass. Since centipede produces only surface runners, it is easily controlled around borders of flower beds and walks. Ranks between Bermudagrass and St. Augustinegrass in leaf width, shoot density, and stem size.
Centipedegrass is native to China and southeast Asia and
Along sandy roadsides and in woods, fallow fields, and dunes in the region.