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Cynodon hybrida Dog Tuff ™

Dog Tuff ™ African Dogtooth Grass

Cynodon hybrida 'Dog Tuff'™ ('Dog Tuff'™ African Dogtooth Grass) is an amazing xeric lawn grass perfect for high traffic and play areas and has excellent durability in yards with dogs. Once established it is highly weed resistant, deep rooted and provides a soft, cushioned feel for bare feet. Questions? Download our Dog Tuff ™ Grass Planting Guide.


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Common Name Dog Tuff ™ African Dogtooth Grass
Botanical Name Cynodon hybrida Dog Tuff
Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
Evergreen Yes
Estimated Mature Height 2.5-4" tall
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", Less than 10" (with irrigation)
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Advantages Groundcover
Cynodon hybrida 'Dog Tuff'™ (‘Dog Tuff’™ African Dogtooth Grass) is a homeowner’s dream come true. It is a deep-rooted, low, dense growing turf grass that is very xeric and provides a tough, wear-resistant lawn. It is ideal for kids’ play and stands up to dog traffic and dog urine with little or No damage. A sterile hybrid, this South African native grass was discovered growing as a dense, bright-green area of grass on an isolated ranch in that country. It was brought to the US over thirty years ago, but it has never been available to the public until Now. This grass is considered sterile, so it doesn't spread by seed. It spreads by stolons that root into the ground wherever they can take hold, filling in to a thick, luxurious lawn.

Plant Shipping: We will ship your order during the first available zone-appropriate shipping week. Your plant orders are scheduled to arrive within 3 days or less of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges. Our Standard Plant Shipping is 3 Days!

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

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Standard shipping costs are $8.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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