Sod Comparison

Feature Colorado Blue™ RTF® Water Saver® SPF30 Texas Hybrid Legacy® Buffalograss
Color Dark Blue-Green color icon
Dark Blue Green
Green color icon
Green Yellow
Green color icon
Green Blue
Sage-Green color icon
Sage Green
Traffic Tolerance Traffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass icon
Excellent
Traffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass icon
Good
Traffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass iconTraffic Tolerance on grass icon
Good
Traffic Tolerance on grass icon
Mild
Water Use * Water Use IconWater Use IconWater Use Icon
15" to 26"
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20" to 22"
Water Use IconWater Use IconWater Use Icon
15" to 26"

Water Use Icon
8" to 10"

Leaf Texture Fine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture icon
Fine, Soft
Fine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture icon
Medium, Course
Fine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture icon
Medium, Fine
Fine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture iconFine and soft grass leaf texture icon
Fine, Soft
Shade Tolerance Shade Tolerance to Grass iconShade Tolerance to Grass icon
Fair to Moderate
Shade Tolerance to Grass iconShade Tolerance to Grass iconShade Tolerance to Grass iconShade Tolerance to Grass icon
Excellent
Shade Tolerance to Grass iconShade Tolerance to Grass icon
Fair to Moderate
Shade Tolerance to Grass icon
Poor
Mowing Height
Optimal Mowing height of Buffalo grass

1/2" - 3"

Optimal Mowing height of RTF Water Saver grass

2" - 12"

Optimal Mowing height of SPF30 Texas Hybrid grass

1" - 3"

Optimal Mowing height of Legacy Buffalograss

1.5" - 12"

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Length of Season Sod length of season icon, cool season
March to December
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March to December
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March to December
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May to September
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* Yearly Water Use numbers are from Colorado State University “Annual Lawn Irrigation Requirements Supplemental irrigation.” Yearly water use refers to the amount of water that needed to keep your lawn healthy during the year. This water number assumes we have average precipitation, 10-11 inches, April-October, and typical summer temperatures, and proper irrigation coverage, 80% efficient.