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Buffalo grass is a native prairie grass that that can be used for low maintenance lawns and other turf areas. It greens up earlier than bermuda grass in the spring and turns brown after the first fall freeze. Buffalo grass grows best in full sun, requiring at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sun daily. Good soil drainage is essential. While buffalo grass will persist in clay soils it will not survive in sandy soils.

June and July are the best time to plant, with April and May the choice if irrigation is not available. Seeding rate is 2 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. and seed should not be planted deeper than inch. Home lawn should be mowed at 2-3", with low maintenance area mowed higher. Watering should be accomplished with a deep soak every 2 weeks in summer drought conditions. Fertilizer should be applied in early June, with 1-2 lbs. of actual nitrogen applied annually (a second fertilizer application can be made in July).







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