10 April 2015 |

Dog Tuff Grass: A New Turf Species?

Written by CSU Hort Agents
Tony Koski, Extension Turf Specialist African bermudagrass (Cynodon transvaalensis) Beginning in 2014, I began receiving questions about a “new” turfgrass – being sold under the name Dog Tuff ™ African Dogtooth Grass.The sellers of this grass suggest that its Latin/scientific name is Cynodon hybrida.  I have searched databases for this grass and run it by prominent bermudagrass breeders
Tony Koski, Extension Turf Specialist African bermudagrass (Cynodon transvaalensis) Beginning in 2014, I began receiving questions about a “new” turfgrass – being sold under the name Dog Tuff ™ African Dogtooth Grass. The sellers of this grass suggest that its Latin/scientific name is Cynodon hybrida.  I have searched databases for this grass and run it by prominent bermudagrass breeders

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