Velvet is a coarse-textured buffalograss that handles partial shade and full sun. Velvet produes less vertial growth and therefore requires less mowing that many other dominant buffalograsses on the market.
Velvet is an old turfgrass variety that was introduced into Australia in the 1970s and first commercialised in Western Australia; The variety was not commercialised in eastern states because of susceptibility to diseases (Duff et al., 2009).
Pests, disease and weeds
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