What are the benefits of Pure-Seed’s new seeded bermudagrass Sun Queen?

By: January 13, 2023

Pure Seed and Atlas Turf International have just launched Sun Queen, their newest seeded bermudagrass for the golf, sports field, and landscape markets.

This new release from the breeding program of Pure-Seed Testing, Inc. delivers the total package in elite seeded bermudagrass, with reliable growth, maximum protection, and advanced playability and appearance.

Pure Seed and Atlas Turf International are introducing Sun Queen bermudagrass

Dr. Melodee Fraser, director of Pure-Seed Testing, Inc. East said

“Pure-Seed Testing developed Sun Queen using germplasm obtained from Mississippi State University. It has demonstrated wide adaptability by exhibiting excellent turf performance in multiple trial locations over a range of environments and management conditions.

Sun Queen is well-adapted for sports turfs, golf courses, parks, lawns, and amenity turf areas.”

Consistently ranked as a top establishing bermudagrass in NTEP trials, Sun Queen provides rapid grow-in. From there, the durability of Sun Queen takes over with extreme wear tolerance, demonstrated through leading results in trials for performance under traffic stress at the University of Tennessee.

And when injury does occur, Sun Queen’s aggressive growth delivers quick recovery.

The harshest turfgrass challenges are no match for Sun Queen. As its name implies, Sun Queen withstands extreme heat without sacrificing performance.

Adding further sustainability, it offers dependable drought tolerance. The powerful protection of Sun Queen continues with proven disease resistance.

Sun Queen features a beautiful dark green color, refined leaf texture, and early spring green-up. 

For added assurance during the grow-in stage, Sun Queen is protected by PureCoat+™ water absorbent seed coating. PureCoat+ guards the seed against environmental pressures and provides faster germination, quicker establishment, and improved water efficiency for stronger, healthier plants.