A Glance at Turf and Ornamental grass Inputs Market


More than 90 percent of the global turf and ornamental grass inputs market is constituted by turf inputs. This can be attributed to the increasing use of turfs in the applications of fields, golf courses, landscaping, etc. When to comes to any discussion regarding the inputs industry it is a must that it is talked about the varieties of plants and seeds in the turf and ornamental categories. The selection of seed and plant varieties depends on the requirement of demand which varies according to whether the final destination is a golf course or a personal lawn. Zoysia Grass, Feather Reed Grass, Purple Millet, Fountain Grass, Blue Kentucky Grass, among others are the major plant species which are used on a commercial scale.

The plantation of turf grasses has become exponentially popular as the demand has increased owing to the rise in demands for golf courses, sports complexes, stadiums, etc. Bermuda grass, blue Kentucky, zoysia, tall fescue, and rye grass are the major varieties of turf grasses in the market. The majority market is taken by the Bermuda grass variety owing to its high popularity and ease of maintenance, and, owing to its deep rooting system the grass has the ability to withstand situations of sever drought. It’s the go to choice in rugged sports field as it is quick growing and also has resistance.

Second to Bermuda grass, at the second place is the tall fescue grass which is a native European bunch grass and is a perennial species of cool-season. The grass is quite unique and spreads through the transmission of seeds and tillering. It also acts as a phytoremediation plant and grass of forage, apart from serving its purpose as an ornamental grass.

Asia Pacific largely cultivates the zoysia variety of grass in the grasslands and coastal areas of the region. The zoysia variety is a go to choice for temperate climate lawns owing to its natural ability to withstand water, sunlight, and also, wide variations in temperature.

Grasses of ornamental use also find their applications in backyards of households and are also used to fill landscapes. Fountain grass, Revenna grass, Fiber Optic grass, and feather reed grass are the most common varieties. The most chosen barrier plant of ornamental look is the grass of Revenna which can be attributed to its tall and catchy look. Also, adding to it is its ability to conserve soil. It also goes by the name of Elephant Grass.

In Asia and Africa, there grows a very tolerant and quick growing variety of ornamental grass known as Fountain grass. The application of the Purple millet variant is majorly to give an attracting finish to beds, fences, and borders, owing to its cylindrical shape and its flowery appearance. Also, in the zones of temperate climate is found a very adapting variety of grass known as Feather reed.

The future opportunities and prospects of growth are pretty solid for this segment major owing to the increasing awareness about the requirement of alluring and aesthetically appealing surroundings. North America and Europe dominate the global volume of Turf & Ornamental Grasses, given the predominance of golf courses and gardens in these regions. However, selected areas in Asia-Pacific and Latin America have been promoting sports and tourism by planting wider areas of golf courses and gardens, thereby justifying a faster growing Turf and Ornamental Grass Inputs Market in thesen regions.

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