Buffalo lawns have always proven a difficult challenge when weeds become established. Most of the herbicides which have been available to kill lawn weeds can often damage or kill Buffalo grass.
The main reason that weed killers damage Buffalo lawns is due to the broad leaf of this grass variety. Most herbicides will selectively attach themselves only to the broad leaves of plants which many weeds have. unfortunately for us, the broad leaf of Buffalo also “grabs” this poison and the lawn will take it in, with the result of damaging or killing the lawn in turn.
Herbicides To Avoid Using On Buffalo
There are many different types of weed killers for lawns, and choosing the wrong one for Buffalo will obviously have damaging effects.
The main weed killer herbicides to avoid using on Buffalo lawns are most of the Weed and Feed type of poisons which are either applied in granular form or most often attached to a garden hose and sprayed on.