Grass - Knowledgebase Question

Corsicana, Te
Question by topspender
February 11, 2010
I live in Corsicana, Tx. which is Zone 7. Soil is like clay. Which would be the best type of lawn to have?

Answer from NGA
February 11, 2010


Choices for most Texas homeowners are limited to St Augustine, Bermuda, Buffalo, Centipede, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrasses. Each species has both positive and negative traits. For example, Bermudagrass can provide a beautiful, dense, fine textured lawn with proper care, but it has very low shade tolerance, so it is a poor choice for landscapes with shady areas. Each turfgrass species also has many varieties to choose from. Rather than try to describe them all, here's a website from Texas A & M describing the turfgrasses:

Hope you find it helpful.

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