Argentine Bahia Seed
- Is very drought tolerant, deep rooted and has an exceptional disease and insect resistance.
- Is a Bahia "selection" of Bahia grass that originated from the country of Argentina in South America.
- The variety was developed by University initially for its forage production qualities.
- This variety is also sometimes referred to as "Argentina" Bahia.
Argentine Bahia has wide broad leaves with a good darker green color, making it more suitable for Lawns in Florida and other Coastal Southern states. It's susceptibility to cold, results in winter kill of stands planted North of approximately Tifton, Georgia. It is used extensively for lawns, because of its attractive look and the fact that it produces less "objectionable" seed heads than other Bahias. Best for use in full sun areas.