Extension Spotlight

New tough turf varieties

 

April 12, 2023



Want to water less? Want to mow less? Then here are some newer options of turf grass for you to try.

Just how much water does buffalo grass need to survive? How much water does Kentucky Blue grass need to survive? These figures might surprise you. Buffalo grass needs from 0 to 20 inches a year and if you want it to stay a nice green, water weekly during the season. Kentucky Blue grass needs 16 to 30 inches and can still be watered every few days. If you apply more than that in a season, you are overwatering your turf.

Not everyone can have Buffalo grass because it does not hold up...



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