It is also, one of only a few turf grasses to have a US Patent!
1 year later, maybe, maybe maybe 5% of the plugs made it and we have a dirt yard with ugly patch of grass. UC Verde® requires as little as a fourth of the amount of water as do traditional turf grasses, leading to a savings of as much as 75%of the volume of water that is applied to other types of turf. UC Verde Buffalograss once established can thrive on as low as 1/4 inch of water per week in some locations, resulting in up to a 75% reduction in water consumption! ‘UC Verde’ Buffalograss was bred at UC Davis, and is a perfect low water lawn alternative. UC Verde was developed by the University of California and licensed to Todd Valley Farms in 2003. This cultivar was the result of years of research at UC Davis and Riverside.
Once established, UC Verde Buffalograss will use up to 75% less water than a traditional fescue lawn!
UC Verde® in Santa Monica Area. It is the grass to use in the intense heat in the lower valley of Arizona and California. We purchased UC Verde Buffalo grass plugs approximately 1 year ago and our landscaper follow ALL the instructions for installation including watering instruction, placement, etc. UC Verde® at Discovery Park Santa Clarita. UC Verde buffalo grass is a low-water alternative to typical sod. Depending upon location (coastal vs. inland), grass color will begin to change about December 1 st from green to a straw-green color; the colder the nights the more straw coloring. UC Verde has the most heat tolerance of any of our buffalograss varieties. UC Verde Grass Plugs will grow to a maximum height of 4 to 8 inches in most locations.
It can handle regular foot traffic and is also a sterile grass making it a great option for those with allergies! We usually recommend 12″ center spacing for UC Verde, which comes out to one plug per square foot.
We do not recommend planting during this time).
UC Verde® in Long Beach Area. UC Verde® in Los Angles County. UC Verde Buffalo Grass stays greener later in the fall and greens up earlier in the spring than other varieties recommended for this region.
UC Verde buffalo grass also has a significantly low pollen count over traditional turf grasses like fescue, Bermuda and zoysia. ‘UC Verde’® buffalograss is a warm season turfgrass, and will naturally slowdown in growth during winter: it does not go fully dormant, but semi-dormant. Extremely heat loving, this warm season grass will use 75 % less water than tall fescue grass, which currently makes up the majority of residential lawns in California.
UC Verde ® Is Born ‘Legacy’ was followed in late 2003 by UC Verde ®, an introduction from the University of California and a selection specifically bred for most of California and the low desert valleys, including Phoenix, Arizona. Safe for pets, kids, and strong enough to handle public use – UC Verde Buffalograss is the ideal lawn option for California! UC Verde® at Hyundai Headquarters Installed in Grasscrete, Fountain Valley. It will grow well in USDA Zones 9 - 10. In late 2003, ‘UC Verde’® Buffalograss was introduced by the University of California, bred specifically for most of California and the low desert valleys, including Tucson in Arizona. This cultivar was the result of years of research at UC Davis and UC Riverside. Plugs placed 12 inches apart should cover fully in 3 to 6 growing months (Plugs will go dormant during the winter and will not grow. For those preferring a natural look, UC Verde need only be mowed once a season for maintaining vigor. The low growing height requires minimal to no mowing. UC Verde Buffalograss is a low growing, extremely drought tolerant turf grass developed by the University of California. ‘UC Verde’® has been shown to … UC Verde also shows allelopathic tendencies. UC Verde alternative lawns also excel at preventing soil erosion and tolerate water logging, which makes it excellent choice for storm water retention or bio-swale areas. UC Verde® at 4th Street Park, La Puente.
UC Verde® is the ONLY buffalograss that was bred in California for California’s unique climate, making it an ideal and sustainable lawn substitute. This native grasses have a deep root system that will grow 6-8 feet into the soil.