Developed by the University of Florida, Captiva is a chinch bug resistant St. Augustine that requires one-third less mowing than Floratam . Captiva is a lush, dark green St. Augustine with a dense canopy and a massive root system. It has slow leaf blade growth and lateral spread, which results in a reduction of mowing requirements. Captiva has shown good-excellant shade tolerance. It features excellent pest resistance, requiring fewer chemical inputs. Captiva is an excellant choice for homeowners that want a finer textured St. Augustine lawn.

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Characteristics

Aesthetics

Uses Commercial, Home
Color Dark Green
Blade Width 6.7 mm
Feel Moderately Soft
Fall Color Retention Very Good
Spring Greenup Very Good

Function

Soils Sand, Clay, Muck
Growth Stolons
Wear Good
Injury Recovery Very Good
Insects Excellent
Diseases Good

Climate

Heat Excellent
Cold Good
Shade Very Good
Drought Good
Salt Very Good

Care

Mower Standard Rotary/ Reel
Height 2-3"
Weed Control Good

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