ST-85 buffalo is a soft leaf buffalo grass, and another of the many different buffalo grass types available in Australia today.
So let's take a brief look and overview of another of Australia's buffalo lawn types. The following information is based on independent buffalo grass research sponsored by all buffalo grass license holders in Australia.special note
This buffalo grass review should be considered as a partial review only, and should not be relied on to make a purchasing decision involving this grass type.
Data in the buffalo grass research studies was incomplete regarding this buffalo grass, and we do not cover ST-85 in detail on this website.
Best Traits - Partial Review
ST-85 had low seeding levels, but not as good as the winner, Palmetto.
Good Traits - Partial Review
No data to be ascertained.
Worst Traits - Partial Review
ST-85 did not perform well in the most important 70% shade trials.
ST-85 did not perform well in winter colour ratings in either full sun or partial shade.
There were no drought tolerance or drought recovery data for this grass type.
ST-85 - Recommendations
We do not cover ST-85 in the reviews section of this site, as we purposefully concentrate on the most researched and highest selling buffalo grasses in Australia.
Therefore we do not provide recommendations for this buffalo grass type.
Inclusion or exclusion from our reviews has absolutely no bearing on the quality factors of any buffalo lawn type, but simply reflects the popularity and market dominance of some buffalo grasses over others.
Buffalo Grass Research:
Independent Buffalo Research was conducted by HAL and Qld Dept of Primary Industries, and sponsored by all major buffalo grass license holders in Australia... Read More...