When to Cut Bahia Grass for Hay?

Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum) is not considered a quality grass for hay. Of bahia varieties, 'Tifton -9' is more suitable than other types, and should be planted early in spring for a summer harvest. Cut grass for hay during the "boot stage," April/June and again 4 to 6 weeks later.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."