Kentucky Bluegrass seed

out of 5
(4 customer reviews)
  1. Lawn

McKay’s Kentucky Bluegrass is a good-looking cool season grass. It is suited to areas with mild to warm summers and colder winters, like Victoria and Tasmania.

While Kentucky Blue does spread, it is not as aggressive as Couch or Kikuyu, making this grass a good fit for any backyard with low garden beds.

Overall, Kentucky Bluegrass is a beautiful looking lawn (with a slight blue tinge) and very soft under foot, it’s an excellent grass for the frost prone areas of Australia, including Victoria and Tasmania.

FROM $ 469

Delivery Info






Slow spreading

Growth Rate



Seed & package details: 100% Kentucky Bluegrass

85% Min Germination, 98% purity. A seed testing Certificate is available upon request.

Ideal Usage: Residential Lawns, Commercial Landscapes, Parks & Playgrounds

Seeding rates:

  • New Lawns: 17-20 grams per square meter. For example: if you have 100 square meters you will need 2 kg.
  • Overseeding: 8 -10 grams per square meter.

Where can I sow this grass in Australia? 

Areas:  4, 6, 8, 9.



Germination Expectations: You will see germination in 2-3 weeks.

Shade Tolerance: Excellent

Daily Sunlight required: 4-8 hours

Drought Tolerance:  Good

Frost Resistance: Excellent

Traffic Tolerance: Excellent


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  • Warm
  • Cool

Warm season grasses thrive during the warmer months in Spring and Summer and may go dormant in cooler climates through winter.

Cool season grasses thrive during the cooler months in Winter

Seed information

Shade tolerance (Weather)

  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Heavy Shade
  • Full Shade

Drought tolerance (Weather)

  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Traffic tolerance (Weather)

  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Frost tolerance

  • Poor
  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Average days to germination

  • 2-3 Weeks
  • 2-4 Weeks
  • 3-4 Weeks

Free Shipping On All Orders Over $50

We provide free shipping to Australia for all orders where the total cart value exceeds $50.00 AUD

Standard Delivery

Australia Wide

$9 - Orders are dispatched within 24 hours via regular Australia post(3-5 Business days)

Express Post Transport Within Australia

Have your order sent via AusPost EXPRESS POST for a flat rate of $15

WA Customers

Due to quaranteen restrictions, a $75 fee may apply on any seed products shipped to WA that would need to be cleared by customs. For any WA orders, contact us directly to enquire and place an oder

Pick-up Not Available

Unfortunately, we do not offer local pick-up

  • McKays Review

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  • McKays Review
    4 out of 5

    HAPPY CUSTOMER McKays delivery and product description was accurate. Grass is looking good. Thanks McKays.


  • McKays Review
    4 out of 5

    GREAT SERVICE! McKays had been very prompt with delivery to me way up here in the Atherton Tableland, and the seed I have purchased (I've bought from them several times, by the way) has produced beaut grass faithfully. Good on ya, McKay's!


  • McKays Review
    4 out of 5

    SURPRISED BY RESULTS Mixed Kentucky with RTF for great results sowing int he last week of May. Grass has reached around 8cm in height since plating (1 month) and germinated in approximately 6 days. Very impressed. Postage and customer service was also top notch.