BAHIA (ARGENTINE | PENSACOLA)
BAHIA (ARGENTINE | PENSACOLA)
This grass is suitable for low-maintenance lawns and public areas, and is recommended for infertile soils and heavy traffic areas. it is more shade tolerant than the Bermuda variety and is a deep-rooted perennial adapted to a wide range of soils. It is low growing and seed producing. Bahia grass is more productive on sandy soils and is excellent for erosion control. More commonly used on construction sites for dust suppression and areas that lack irrigation systems.
BERMUDA (TIFTON 419 | CELEBRATION | TIFDWARF)
This grass is suitable for lawns and public areas and is recommended for problem soils and heavy traffic areas. Turf types of the grass form attractive, traffic-resistant, ground covers for areas with full day sun. It is a long-lived, warm season perennial that spreads. Bermuda grass prefers deep soils but produces well on moderately shallow sites under irrigation and good management. Proper maintenance practices are imperative and the sod requires a real-type mower.
This creeping perennial is well adapted to the sandy, acidic and low fertility soil and requires low maintenance. It spreads and has a coarse texture that grows close to the ground. The variety is rather drought tolerant, and when healthy, is aggressive enough to choke out weeds and other stray grasses. It’s slight-shade tolerant but best for full sun.
PASPALUM (SEASHORE | SEA ISLE | SEA DWARF | ALOHA)
This is a deep-rooted, warm season, perennial grass. The variety has been extensively planted for forage and soil stabilization, especially here in Florida. It often forms the boundaries of, and is found within, areas designated for conservation. It is best adapted to moist, sandy soils in sub-tropical and temperate climate zones. Paspalum has a good salt tolerance so it is especially well suited for coastal use or areas that are irrigated from salt water. Proper care and maintenance imperative.
ST. AUGUSTINE (FLORATAM | PALMETTO | SEVILLE)
This grass is a warm-season lawn grass that is popular in tropical climates. It is a thick bladed grass and with good maintenance can produce a thick, beautiful, dark green lawn. The variety prefers full sun to moderate shade depending on type. The Seville variety, being the most shade tolerant, will survive with 3-5 hours of direct sunlight at minimum. Palmetto has moderate shade tolerance and will survive with 5-7 hours of direct sunlight at minimum, and Floratam has no shade tolerance.
Other varieties (Captiva, Sapphire, Bitterblue) are available upon request.
ZOYSIA (CASHMERE | EMPIRE | EMPRESS | GEO | ULTIMATELFORA | ZORRO |DIAMOND)
Zoysia sod is a hardy summer grass. It is tolerant of high traffic conditions and is drought resistant. It is an aggressive spreader, and may invade flower and vegetable beds. Once established, it develops a thick growth which crowds out weeds and other undesirable growth.