From:Azle, TX Region: Southwest Topic: Shade Tolerant Title: Grasses for shady area with sandy soil Answered by: Nan Hampton
We have very sandy soil, is there any type of grass that will grow well. Also, very shady.
Here are grasses that will grow in sandy soil and part shade (2 to 6 hours of sun per day) in Tarrant County. Several of them (those designated) will also grow in shade (less than 2 hours of sun per day).
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