Palmetto® Buffalo Grass is a tough, soft leaf Buffalo that is available Australia wide. This turf provides a lawn grass that has excellent winter colour, and generally out competes weeds when established. Palmetto® Buffalo Grass requires less watering and less mowing than most other turf varieties. Over a two year evalutaion Palmetto® turf had a rating of 55% better winter colour than Sir Walter and a rating of 158% better winter colour than Shademaster. Research also showed Palmetto® turf needed autumn fertiliser to achieve outstanding winter colour.
Palmetto® Buffalo is the #1 selling brand of Buffalo grass in the world. With combined sales in the U.S., Australia and South Africa, no other proprietary brand of Buffalo grass comes close to the quantity sold.
Don’t come back to a jungle after your holidays. Palmetto® turf can be left a lot longer without any maintenance or mowing without becoming too tall, untidy or invasive compared to Sir Walter and Shademaster Buffalo’s.
Thatch is an annoying issue with some Buffalo’s and can make your lawn feel spongy. Palmetto® turf is the Buffalo Grass with the least thatch.
Research from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Queensland and HAL Richmond, NSW data have shown that Palmetto® Buffalo turf has 40% less seed than the average of other popular Buffalo types. These statistics are based over a year of observations.