St. Augustine Grass
Vegetative (Stolon), Sod, Plugs.
St. Augustine is a dense, very coarse, low-growing turf which produces thick-stemmed runners requiring permanent containment. It has dark green color during its growing season; however, St. Augustine does become dormant in winter.
Use where shade tolerance is the top priority.
Areas of Best Adaptability:
St. Augustine is well suited to Southern California's varied soils and climate. It is most often used where there is insufficient sunlight for other varieties.
1" high, mowed weekly.
Moderate-to-rapid thatch build-up in full sun; minimal thatch in shade. Requires de-thatching every one to two years depending on amount of sun.