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Varieties of Turf

Varieties of Turf

Eureka Kikuyu Nullarbor Couch Sir Walter Buffalo RTF – Tall Fescue
Drought Tolerant Drought Tolerant Drought Tolerant Not drought tolerant
Soft leaf Kikuyu Hybrid fine leaf Couch Broad Leaf Buffalo Tall Fescue, Evergreen
Needs 6 hours of sunlight to be at its best Needs 6 hours of sunlight to be at its best Needs 3 hours of sunlight Needs 6 hours of sunlight to be at its best
Above & underground runners –invasive Above ground runners Above ground runners
Self-repairing Self-repairing Self-repairing Small underground self-repairing rhizomes
Hard wearing Requires more care and de-thatching in October/November Low maintenance
Better Winter colour
Evergreen
Water once a week in Summer Water once a week in Summer Water once a week in Summer Water three times a week in Summer
Allow 25mm below pathway Allow 10-15mm below pathway Allow 25mm below pathway Allow 10-15mm below pathway

 

Eureka Kikuyu

Eureka Kikuyu is a popular drought tolerant grass suitable for warmer climates. A vigorous grower that loves full sun (requires at least 6 hours) and is perfect for high traffic areas. It has a high ability to self-repair so is the best choice for kids or dogs. Aggressive grass and the runners will make their way underground and subsequently into garden beds and under paths if not kept under control.

 

Nullarbor Couch

Formerly known as Santa Ana Couch, is widely used in back yards and golf courses across Australia.
Nullarbor Couch has a fine leaf, is drought tolerant and loves the sun. It will not do well in the shade.
This is a warm season grass and will lose a lot of colour in Winter.

 

Sir Walter Buffalo

Sir Walter Buffalo has above-ground runners which makes it quick repairing and our most popular selling turf.
This variety of  turf thrives best with at least 3 hours of direct sunlight as it is a drought tolerant variety. It may lose some colour in the winter, best not to cut it when coming into the colder months.

 

RTF – Tall Fescue

Rhizomatous Tall Fescue (RTF) has been developed as a beautiful grass. Best results achieved with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight.

This is a cool season grass that will need more water and care than other varieties of turf.

 

 

 

 

 

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