Other names (PBR name, trademark, breeder code)
LowGro™; Dwarf Bahia; CPI 38824 (breeder's code)
LowGro™ is a hard-wearing, coarse-textured grass with soft leaves that possess white hairs on both sides of the leaf blade. It is used is low maintenance parks and roadsides. The variety is slow to establish by seed, but once established it out-competes other more desirable turf species due to its robust rhizomatic (underground) root system.
Bahiagrass is a major warm-season grass "weed specie"s found in parks and urban open space areas largely because it requires frequent mowing, particularly to remove the numerous unsightly seed heads. The seed heads can grow between 20 and 60 cm tall. Seeding rate of bahiagrass for new areas is 2kg/100m² (Roche, 2013).
Pests, diseases and weeds
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