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    Lawn Varieties / Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo

    Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo


    Genus: Stenotaphrum secundatum PBR SS100

    There are many reasons why Palmetto is the World’s #1 selling Soft Leaf Buffalo grass. Palmetto St. Augustine is a low maintenance turf grass with a beautiful emerald green colour. Excellent Shade and Drought Tolerance, Cold Hardiness, Disease Resistance and Soft to the Touch feel making Palmetto the ideal turf grass for your home. Order your Buffalo lawn in Perth today from Greenacres.

    Key Benefits

    • Shade tolerant – Is one of the most shade tolerant lawns available, maintaining colour & cover in shady conditions.
    • Low maintenance – Is a low water user & requires less fertiliser, mowing & renovation than most other turf varieties.
    • Less invasive – Can easily be contained with the occasional use of an edger & is easily removed from garden beds.
    • Soft leaf & low allergy – Makes Palmetto ideally suited to children and the whole family.
    • Attractive – A broad emerald green leaf with a vertical growth habit. Finer leaf than most other buffaloes.


    The best residential grass for Perth and also suitable for commercial low traffic areas and low mowing frequency, e.g. verges.


    • Visual appeal Emerald green, broad vertical leaf.
    • Watering Low water user. 40ml per week (Over 2-3 days) in Summer, no watering required during Winter.
    • Mowing frequency Every 2 weeks in Summer, 4-6 weeks in Winter.
    • Wear/Tolerance Moderate to low.
    • Sunlight/Shade Minimum 3 hours direct sunlight per day.
    • Drought/Frost tolerance Drought tolerance is very good. Frost tolerance also very good.
    • Drought/Frost recovery Very Good.
    • Weeds More related to the turf farm that grows it, Greenacres is proud to deliver guaranteed Weed free Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Lawn.
    • Cost/Value Higher initial up front cost (than couch), however lower maintenance required over life of the lawn than many other varieties.

    As many of the above elements of each turf variety can affect the performance in your intended setting, we highly recommend you call Greenacres on 08 9525 8822 for specific advice for your location. Ask about how you can get Greenacres Healthy Lawn Pack (Valued at $195) for free, so you can have the Healthiest Greenest Lawn in the Street.


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