Review compared varieties
Other names (PBR name, trademark, breeder code)
AusTine™; 'ST-2691' (formerly protected by Australian Patent).
ST-26' is a coarse-textured buffalograss that was principally characterized by the breeder as having a superior winter green colour retention, very fast establishment rate and a soft dense texture (Whiting, 1997). However, in reality 'ST-26' possessed poor colour retention during winter. The variety performs moderately in shade and grows well in full sun.
ST-26' was a seedling selected from a cross between 'ST-19' and ‘Seville’ (US PP4,097) (Whiting, 1997). 'ST' buffalograss varieties are known to possess poor tolerance to selective herbicides. Speak to your turf producer to identify suitable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) options for the control of common pests and weed species.
Pests, diseases and weeds
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$6.00 - $8.00
Residential and Parks
Suitable climate classification
Subtropical and Tropical and Temperate
Preferred mowing height
30mm - 50mm