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Which Turf is Toughest?

If drought tolerance is the benchmark, some grass types will definitely weather a lack of water better than others. Here's how they stack up from most drought tolerant to least:

• Bermuda grass
• buffalo grass
• zoysia grass
• Bahia grass
• Saint Augustine grass
• centipede grass
• tall fescue
• fine fescue
• Kentucky bluegrass
• bent grass
• perennial ryegrass
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