This lawn is the number one selling Buffalo type in the world because as the name suggests, it is soft-to-touch. This variety is durable and fairly low maintenance, with a high resistance to wear and salty water, as well as a high shade tolerance, making it a great choice for those areas shaded by your home, trees or other buildings.
Next on our list is Sir Walter – a variety of buffalo grass that is the most popular type of lawn across Australia. The popularity of Sir Walter stems from its superior shade tolerance, suitability to both full sun and shaded spots and its resilient nature.
This variety is a soft-to-touch all-rounder that is commonly used in sports grounds, golf courses and parks. Wintergreen couch is easy to care for because it requires less water, mowing and fertilisation than other types of turf – plus it’s also a resilient variety that will repair and recovery from damage or wear.
To assist with lawn establishment of this turf, you want to ensure you have a suitable soil type to supply nutrients and prevent water loss.
If you’re looking for a highly drought tolerant, heavy duty grass that is fast-growing, Kikuyu grass is a brilliant choice. Kikuyu grass has great winter colour retention and can be laid as by turf rolls or propagated from planting runners.
It is regularly used in parks, reserves and ovals across Perth, with a variety of Kikuyu used extensively around Perth’s very own Kings Park.
For those who love the look of large format paving, granite pavers are superb. Granite paving is practical, yet elegant, with a wide range of sizes and colours available.
This turf variety is low maintenance, thrives in extreme heat & humidity and has a stunning dark green colour. It is a great choice for domestic front and backyards, as well as low traffic areas on commercial premises.
Because this turf thrives in hotter areas, it has a poor frost tolerance and is not suitable for colder, in-land areas where frost is prominent.