As improved varieties become available to end-users in different areas of the country, buffalograss will continue to gain popularity, explains Ronnie Stapp
, Pennington's vice president, seeds division.It is currently being tested in China, Africa and parts of Europe.
Buffalograss is really coming into its own right now, said Stapp
.Until recently, it was only available regionally in areas surrounding Nebraska, but Pennington's marketing and distribution efforts have made this product very accessible to mass merchants, and in turn, consumers.Ongoing research and development will widen its range of applications, and its turfgrass quality will continue to strengthen..
Pennington Seed Inc. is a subsidiary of Central Garden and Pet (NASDAQ : CENT).