Sir Walter Buffalo Grass DNA Certified is Australia’s number one choice for a lush garden that is easy to maintain. Its ability to create deep root systems without needing a lot of water enables it to survive the high temperatures experienced during the summer months.
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Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is one of the best lawn solutions for residential, commercial, and recreational purposes in Australia. It provides a great aesthetic value for residential and commercial properties. This type of grass is one of the most versatile landscaping choices. Its sun, shade, and drought tolerance make it perfect for use in a variety of settings and it can bear the high temperatures experienced in the summer months, thanks to its deep root system that doesn’t need a lot of watering.
HIGH WEAR TOLERANCE
UP TO 75% SHADE TOLERANCE
VERY LOW MAINTENANCE
HIGH DROUGHT RESISTANCE
Sir Walter Buffalo turf DNA Certified was cultivated right here in Australia. With over 100 million metres of sold across Australia, Sir Walter DNA Certified is Australia's best selling grass and truly a national treasure.
Your Sir Walter Buffalo Grass DNA Certified will love your kids and pets almost as much as they’ll love your Sir Walter. Soft-leaves, weed resistant (including the nasty bindii!), and one of the lowest allergenic grasses available today!
With every purchase of Sir Walter Buffalo DNA Certified through Musturf, you’re issued with a Lawn Solutions Australia (LSA) Product Warranty Certificate and will be covered by LSA’s nationwide warranty.
To maintain healthy growth and prevent dormancy, Walter Buffalo grass requires watering about two or three times a week when it’s hot or if its colour changes. This turf can withstand prolonged drought but can become pale as it enters dormancy. Overwatering this grass promotes weed growth and may increase the risk of diseases.
The most common types of fertilisers for lawns are standard and slow-release fertilisers. It’s best to choose slow-release fertiliser for Sir Walter lawn. Unlike standard fertilisers, slow-release fertilisers break down gradually and release nutrients over two to three months. So, you’ll need to apply them less often than standard fertilisers. They’re also more effective. Choose a fertiliser that has an N-P-K ratio of 3-1-2 or 4-1-2 and at least 35% slow-release nitrogen. You should apply fertiliser at a rate of one pound of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet in June and toward the end of July.
Early Buffalo turfs were typically uncomfortable underfoot. Low-quality Buffalo grasses have a rough edge that causes the itchiness often associated with this type of grass. However, Sir Walter grass DNA Certified has tight growth and soft leaves, making it comfortable underfoot. The smooth edge along the leaves doesn’t cause itchiness. Sir Walter Buffalo grass DNA Certified is a low allergen grass, making it an excellent option for kids, pets, and those suffering allergies.
After laying Sir Walter Buffalo turf, you should mow it within 10 to 14 days. You can check if your lawn is ready for mowing by tugging on the turf. If the grass lifts, you might want to wait a few more days before trying again. If tugging on the grass leaves you with some grass clippings in your hand, consider mowing. The first mowing should be a gentle trim to avoid scalping your new lawn. Subsequently, you should mow the lawn regularly to keep the level of thatch development in check.
The frequency of mowing Sir Walter Buffalo Sydney grass depends on your preference. If you desire moderate- to high-quality turf, mowing once a week at the height of 2 to 3 inches is ideal. Low-maintenance areas require mowing every three to four weeks at a height of 3 to 4 inches. You may also leave your Walter Buffalo lawn uncut except for an annual spring mowing at 3 to 4 inches to eliminate old growth.
Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is a soft-leaf, low-allergy Buffalo grass variety that has been developed specifically for Australian climates. It's known for its durability, shade tolerance, and low maintenance requirements, making it an ideal choice for residential lawns and commercial landscapes.
Sir Walter Buffalo Grass offers several advantages over other Buffalo grass varieties, including improved drought tolerance, resistance to pests and diseases, a finer leaf texture, and a higher shade tolerance.
Yes, Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is highly shade-tolerant and can grow well in areas with as little as 3 hours of sunlight per day.
During the establishment period (around 6-8 weeks), it is recommended to water the grass daily. Once established, watering can be reduced to once or twice a week depending on the weather conditions and soil type.
Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is not available as seed; it is only sold as turf rolls or slabs. This is due to the fact that it is a proprietary grass variety that has been specifically bred for its unique characteristics.
Regular mowing, watering, and fertilizing are essential for maintaining a healthy Sir Walter Buffalo Grass lawn. It's recommended to mow the grass at a height of 40-50mm, water it as needed (depending on climate and soil conditions), and apply a slow-release fertilizer every 8-10 weeks during the growing season to ensure optimal health and appearance.
Yes, Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is pet-friendly. It is a robust and hardy grass variety that can withstand foot traffic and pet activity. Additionally, its soft leaf texture is gentle on pet paws.
Typically, Sir Walter Buffalo Grass takes about 6-8 weeks to establish a strong root system. It is essential to water the grass regularly during this period to ensure successful establishment.
Yes, you can install Sir Walter Buffalo Grass yourself. Just follow the provided installation guidelines and ensure proper ground preparation, watering, and aftercare for a successful and healthy lawn.
Yes, Sir Walter Buffalo Grass is known for its excellent drought tolerance. Once established, it requires less frequent watering compared to other grass varieties, making it an eco-friendly and cost-effective choice for your lawn.
Sir Walter Buffalo Grass requires a moderate amount of fertilization. Apply a slow-release fertilizer every 8-10 weeks during the growing season to maintain its health and appearance. However, be sure not to over-fertilize, as this can lead to excessive growth and other issues.