Bahia grass, commonly called Highway grass, is coarse textured and grows to an open turf that is mainly upright. This is not a good lawn grass for numerous reasons.
It is primarily used for erosion control and cover in areas where there is no irrigation.
- Very drought tolerant.
- Requires little or no maintenance other than frequent mowing.
- Produces unsightly seed heads.
- Mow at 4-5 inches.