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Legacy Buffalograss Plugs

Grass plugs are the perfect solution for filling in bare or damaged spots in your yard or starting a new lawn. Each individual plug tray comes with 72 plugs. Legacy Buffalo Grass is known for its soft, fine texture and beautiful blue-green color, offering outstanding drought resistance and requiring minimal upkeep.


Frequently Bought Together

Legacy Buffalograss Plugs + + Lawnifi New Lawn Starter Box + Soil Moist
Price for all: $147.84

Grass plugs are individual turf plants grown in trays. They are small clumps of grass that can be used to repair damaged areas of lawns, fill in patches of bare soil, trial a new grass type, or even start a new lawn. Grass plugs are relatively inexpensive and easy to plant, and they grow quickly enough that you won’t have to wait long before they look good in your lawn. Here are some benefits of using grass plugs:

  • Grass plugs establish faster and require less water than seed.
  • Plugs are a more affordable option compared to sod, making them a cost-effective choice.
  • Legacy Buffalo Grass Plugs are easy to establish and easy to maintain.
  • They provide a natural solution for repairing a damaged lawn, particularly in small areas.
  • You can use plugs for fun and creative DIY projects.
  • They are effective for repairing or filling in damaged spots.
  • You can test different grass varieties before committing to a full sod order.

Legacy Buffalo Grass is a hardy warm season grass, well-suited for various home lawns. It boasts a fine texture and a distinctive blue-green color, providing a unique look while offering improved heat and drought tolerance. This grass is known for its dense, fine blades, enabling it to withstand foot traffic and providing a lush, inviting appearance. Legacy Buffalo Grass is highly drought-resistant, wear-tolerant, and requires less mowing and fertilization, making it an ideal choice for homeowners who prefer a low-maintenance, eco-friendly, and attractive lawn. Legacy Buffalo Grass Plugs have several features that make it an excellent choice for lawns. These features include:

  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Unique blue-green color
  • Fine, soft texture
  • Low maintenance needs
  • Good wear tolerance


Color: Blue-Green
Texture: Soft
Spring Green Up: Moderate


Wear/Injury Recovery: Moderate
Insect Resistance: Good
Disease Resistance: Moderate
Weed Resistance: Moderate


Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Shade Tolerance: Moderate
Drought Tolerance: Excellent
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wear Tolerance: Good


Mow Height: 2-3 inches
Maintenance: Low
Growth: Horizontally spreading

Our 72-count plug trays can cover up to 72 square feet when spaced 6–18 inches apart on center. For quicker ground cover, plant each plug closer together. Each plug is 1.25 inches long x 1.25 inches wide x 2 inches tall.”

To install grass plugs, follow these steps:

  1. Collect a soil sample and make any required soil amendments to create a conducive environment for plugs to grow.
  2. Prepare the soil by removing any weeds or debris. Mow existing lawn close to the ground. Rake the soil smooth and level.
  3. Water the soil thoroughly.
  4. Dig up or use an auger bit to drill holes for the plugs, spacing each hole 6–18 inches apart.
  5. Fertilize the holes before planting the grass plugs with a fertilizer that has a lot of phosphorus like Lawnifi Grow, the first bottle of the New Lawn Starter Box. Use Soil Moist Granules to reduce plant stress and watering.
  6. Press the plugs into the soil firmly, and use additional soil to fill the holes, ensuring the plugs are securely positioned and upright in the ground. The grass blades should be level with the ground.
  7. Keep the soil moist 6–8 inches deep every day until the plugs are established for the first 10–20 days after installation. This may require 2–4 waterings per day. Once new runners start to appear, decrease watering to twice a week.
  8. Ensure firm root establishment before mowing; gently tug a section to check. Mow only when the grass is dry to avoid soil compression and root issues. Set your mower at the highest level initially to prevent a vacuum effect; lower it gradually for future mowings.

Our high-quality grass plugs are shipped on Monday–Wednesday to guarantee their arrival before the weekend. This ensures that your grass plugs typically reach most locations in the US by Saturday.

For cost-effective shipping, remember that 3 plugs fit in a single box. Consider ordering 3 at a time if you anticipate needing more to cover your area. Save on shipping and enjoy your lush, green lawn!

It’s important to note that your plugs are living plants. After receiving the package, unpack the plug trays from the box right away. Some slight discoloration from lack of oxygen and sunlight during shipping may occur. Place the trays in a single layer and water the plugs immediately. We recommend planting your grass plugs as soon as possible but don’t worry if you can’t get to them right away, keep them moist until you are ready to plant them. For planting details click here.


Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
S.M. (Omaha, NE)
Buffalo grass / yes it’s a great turf

I use buffalo grass around my pool . It looks great , low maintenance. I could go on and on buffalo grass chokes out the weeds ect . It’s a great lawn grass

Daryl D. (Windsor, CO)
Looks Great

Grass plugged came packaged and were well maintained. Plants are doing well and I have purchased more.

William P.
Still alive and looks like it’s going to thrive


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