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(Stenotaphrum Secundatum)

prod buf 1ST26 Buffalo is a warm season grass and has a very broad leaf structure. This grass has softer leaf than the old variety of buffalo. ST26 Buffalo Grass has a shade tolerance and is therefore ideal for shady areas around the home.

prod buf 2Advantages

  • Very low shade adaptation
  • Low growth rate (less mowing)
  • Low nitrogen requirements
  • Reasonably drought tolerant
  • Less invasive into gardens

Disadvantages

  • Establishment rate slow from stolons
  • Prone to thatch build-up (becomes spongy)
  • Susceptible to most herbicides (harder to control weeds)