Sprigging / Rowplanting

All Bermudagrasses are easily established by sprigging. Sprigging is the most practical method of establishment for large areas such as golf courses and athletic fields. A grass sprig consist of a stem or rhizome segment with at least one node or a crown (multiple nodes), and any leaves, roots that might be attached to the node. In most cases, 3 or more nodes are found on a single sprig. There are 2 methods of Sprigging; No Till Rowplanting, which is used when doing conversions or to repair winterkill. The method of Rowplanting funnels sprigs down every 6 inches. Secondly, Broadcasting, this is a method used where the soil has been prepared. Sprigs are metered out and crimped in every 3 inches.