Kikuyu

Pennisetum clandestinum

Kikuyu is a very fast growing turf that recovers quickly from wear and damage. It is a warm season grass that thrives in areas with moderate temperatures. It tolerates heat well but is unfortunately susceptible to cold. It will not tolerate shade or excessive dampness. It needs regular mowing and has a moderate to good winter colour.

Benefits:

  • Fast growing
  • Recovers quickly from wear and damage
  • Moderate winter colour
  • Tolerates heat
  • Low disease incidence

Greenleas Park Couch

Cynodon dactylon

Greenleas Park Couch is a hardwearing, semi-dwarf couch. It has a fine textured leaf and a dark green colour. It does tend to brown off quickly in winter. It has a good disease resistance and is drought tolerant. It has a low shade tolerance and is good as a sports turf. It recovers well from wear and performs well in sunny areas.

Benefits:

  • Good in full sun
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Dark green colour
  • Hardwearing
  • Fine textured leaf