When TCU chose a new field for the recently remodeled Amon G. Carter Stadium, they chose to stay with a natural surface of Certified Tifway 419.
The ‘washed’ turf was installed in a matter of days and guarantees players the safest surface to play on and staff the fastest establishing surface available.
‘Washed’ turf is a process of carefully removing all sand and soil from the root mat before delivery and installation.
The removal is achieved with the use of water, at a high pressure, being sprayed on the underside of the harvested grass.
Washed turf is used for free draining sports root zones to insure that no foreign particles contaminate the subsurface and hinder drainage.
Using washed turf expedites root establishment as shown, resists divots due to deeper rooting and provides superior drainage.
In addition to specialized sports fields, washed turf is useful on new golf greens and approaches, and high impact race courses such as equestrian tracks.
Washed turf is available in wide rolls and can be used in conjunction with reinforced root zone systems.
While washed turf is superior in many ways, it does come with some special considerations in transportation. Due to the root structures exposure, it is recommended to use refrigerated trailers and timely delivery.
Even though a specialized apparatus is used to handle the grass, the process of removing the soil is a labor intensive and expensive procedure, demanding a premium for this turf.
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