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BOWIE BUFFALOGRASS

#1598 | Buchloe dactyloides

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BOWIE BUFFALOGRASS

#1598 | Buchloe dactyloides

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Summary

Bowie Buffalograss meets all of today’s standards for a low maintenance turfgrass. Bowie was developed by the Native Turf Group in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Developed specifically for turf quality, Bowie possesses medium green color, fine leaf texture, good turf density, and low growth habit. Bowie has improved lateral growth for quicker establishment.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Perennial
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Spring - Fall
Plant Depth
0.25" - 0.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
60° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seed Treatment
Primed
Seeds Per Pound
40,000
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
BOUTELOUA
Species
BOUTELOUA DACTYLOIDES

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 2-3 LBS PER 1,000 SQ. FEET

AVAILABLE SIZES:

How to Use & Apply

Plant into a weed free seed bed. Keep turf mowed frequently to reduce competition from weeds and encourage the tiller growth and spreading of the buffalograss. Grows best in areas receiving at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight per day, in soils that have good drainage. Not suited to sandy soils.

Applications

Lawn

2-3 LBS PER 1000 SQ. FEET

Golf Turf

90-135 LBS PER ACRE

Conservation, Reclamation & Restoration

45-90 LBS PER ACRE

Soil Stabilization & Erosion Control

150 LBS PER ACRE

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