SS100 (protected by Australian Plant Breeder's Rights), Palmetto® (registered trade mark of Ozbreed Pty Ltd and West Australian Group Pty Ltd).
Palmetto® is a US variety that was selected from a turf farm in central Florida. The coarse textured buffalograss has dark green leaves 8-9 mm wide. Palmetto® has excellent heat tolerance in high and low humidity areas, good cold tolerance handling frosts, good shade tolerance and a medium salinity tolerance. The variety has a deep root system, but water output through the broad leaves is high. Palmetto® possesses fair wear tolerance, recovering with new runners; however, the variety is not suited for high traffic areas. Palmetto® is maintained best at 20 mm to 50 mm in full sun and 50 mm to 70 mm in shade.
Palmetto® requires less mowing than other leading buffalo varieties on the market.
Pests, disease and weeds
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