palmetto soft leaf buffalo grass

At home in every home

Palmetto® Buffalo  is the biggest selling Buffalo in the world; is low maintenance, hard wearing and has very good shade tolerance.

Botanical Name: Stenotaphrum secundatum.

PBR: SS100.


  • High shade tolerance
  • Low maintenance
  • High wear tolerance
  • Excellent winter-green colour
  • Broad leaf and soft to touch
  • Produces low seed head (common irritant to people with allergies) 


  • Palmetto® is the biggest selling Buffalo in the World.
  • Palmetto® out performed ‘Sir Walter’ in trials for maintaining colour, hardiness and growth speeds.
  • Palmetto® grows slower than other Buffalo varieties, therefore it requires less mowing and less maintenance.
  • Palmetto® faired the best for drought tolerance against all other Buffalo varieties trialled.
  • Palmetto® winter colour faired ≈ 40% better than Sir Walter and 140% better than Shademaster.
  • Palmetto® meets the Erosion Control Australian Standard No# AS5181: 2017 –
    Use and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure.