The success of your Colorado lawn depends on many factors, the grass variety that you choose being essential. Your lawn needs to meet lots of requirements – here are some aspects to consider when picking your grass variety:
- The climate and the altitude – Colorado is a huge state with several climate zones, some hot and dry, others wet and cold and some extremely capricious. The best type of drought tolerant grass for you is a variety that can stand up to the specific climate and altitude where you will start your lawn;
- The traffic that your lawn will need to stand up to – if your lawn serves mainly aesthetic purposes, you can use a more fragile variety, but if your grass will be stepped on and used for playing frequently, you will need the sturdiest type available;
- Maintenance – the amount of time that you can spend caring for your lawn is also an important factor that you need to take into consideration. If you are willing to mow your lawn every couple of weeks and you can ensure proper watering, you can use more sensitive varieties, but if the amount energy that you can put into lawn maintenance is limited, choose a sturdier grass.