How They're Rated
The star system has been created to help rate each Buffalo Grass variety in different categories. Read on below to find out more about the categories. (these are the editors personal ratings only)
This indicates how well a variety works in shade.
The variety's ability to withstand wear.
This lets you know how waterwise a turf type is.
The amount of mowing and labour needed to look after a lawn. The more stars, the less lawn maintenance needed.
The more stars for this category means better green colour in winter.
The beauty of the Buffalo Grass variety. This includes the texture and leaf size.
How much a variety costs. The more stars, the better the value.
More stars means a softer touching lawn turf.
If there are lots of stars in this category, that means the turf is better for people with allergies.
A low rating in this category entails a more spongy feeling lawn.
General Toughness Rating
This includes the Buffalo turf type's reliability, disease tolerance, herbicide and pesticide tolerance, ability to transplant easily etc.
This is the rating of the turf overall, each section is considered in this rating.