Sod Comparison

Feature Colorado Blue™ RTF® Water Saver® Thoma 31™
Color Dark Blue-Green color icon
Dark Blue Green
Green color icon
Dark Green
Green color icon
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 iconTraffic Tolerance on grass icon
Excellent
Water Use * Water Use IconWater Use IconWater Use Icon
15" to 26"
Water Use IconWater Use IconWater Use Icon
20" to 22"
Water Use Icon
8" to 15"
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
Very 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
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"

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Most Popular
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Very Popular
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Popular
Length of Season Sod length of season icon, cool season
March to December
Sod length of season icon, cool season
March to December
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May to October
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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.