Blue Genes

Blue Genes is a 3‐way Kentucky bluegrass blend selected from elite Jacklin varieties such as: Award, NuDestiny, NuGlade, Everest, EverGlade

Developed for excellent turf quality over a broad range of environmental conditions, the varieties in Jacklin’s Blue Genes mixture complement each other. All cultivars have been selected for a high level of disease resistance and each has exhibited good resistance to necrotic ringspot, snow mold and leaf spot diseases.

Specific qualities:

With attractive dark green genetic color and excellent wear tolerance and recuperative qualities, Blue Genes has great versatility across several climate regions and can take low mowing heights. It will do its best when maintained with moderate fertility levels making Blue Genes an excellent performer on golf tees and fairways as well as highly maintained athletic fields. Blue Genes is also well suited for overseeding worn out turf.

Seeding Rate:

100‐150 lb/acre (115‐170 kg/hectare)


  • Excellent spring, summer, fall turf density and color
  • Good disease resistance
  • Wide adaptation to various maintenance levels
  • Tolerant of low mowing heights