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Common Grass Types in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, our most common desirable grass types are:

  • Kentucky Bluegrass
  • Perennial Ryegrass
  • Fescue grasses
Lawns in Minneapolis bear the stress of our harsh winters, so lawns of cool season turfgrasses are ideal.
Growing rapidly in the cool seasons of spring and fall, they become inactive during summer when heat and drought can strike.

Lawns of cool season turfgrasses make your maintenance routine easier to keep up as their growth cycle mirrors the temperature changes of each season.

Our most common undesirable grass types are:
  • Crabgrass
  • Quack grass
  • Bentgrass
These grasses are considered undesirable because of characteristics like weak plant structure, coarse texture, clumping, and their unsightly light green color.

Grasses like Crabgrass leave thin or bare patches in your lawn when they die every fall. These patches will then need renovation, and it can take several years to get under control if you allow them to get well established.

Weed Man Lawn Care Minneapolis can help you with a program to reduce or eliminate undesirable grasses in your lawn, just call on 651-456-9696 or click here.