Palmetto® St. Augustine

  • Emerald green color and finer texture
  • Superior shade tolerance
  • Excellent resistance to cold and frost
  • Exhibits heat and drought tolerance
  • Low maintenance

Uses:  Home Lawns – Commercial Landscapes – Parks & Rec

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Palmetto St. Augustine Is A Low Maintenance Turf Grass With A Beautiful Dark Green Color. Excellent Shade And Drought Tolerance, Cold Hardiness, Disease Resistance, And Soft To The Touch Feel Make Palmetto The Ideal Turf Grass For Home And Commercial Applications Throughout The Southern US.

Discovered in southern Florida, Palmetto is a native St. Augustine cultivar selected for better color and finer texture. Palmetto’s dark green color, exceptional cold hardiness and excellent shade tolerance make it an ideal choice for the home lawn, park or commercial application.  This natural turf grass selection is native to the southern United States and thrives across the country in places like the Carolinas, California, Florida and Texas… all under a wide range of soil and climactic conditions.  To see a color coded map of where Palmetto St. Augustine will grow, visit our Where It Will Grow page. (NOTE: Links will open in a new window)

Aside from Palmetto’s great asethetic attributes, Palmetto has set itself apart as technically superior to common St. Augustine varieties.  Plus, it is an environmentally friendly turf grass. Palmetto sod requires less water and maintenance than other St. Augustine turf varieties. This will not only make you feel great about being environmentally responsible, but will also lead to cost savings from reduced watering and other inputs such as fertlizer and pesticides.  For more information about the benefits of Palmetto St. Augustine be sure to check out our Characteristics chart. You can also see some of the academic trials that have been done with Palmetto St. Augustine on Palmetto’s Research page.

Homeowners and Landscape Professionals love the easy low input maintenance program that Palmetto requires.  We have put together a detailed Best Maintenance Practices program that is easy to follow and sure to keep your Palmetto lawn looking great.

The success of Palmetto St. Augustrine turf grass is unparalleled over its two decade history.  Palmetto is now the largest volume patented turf grass in the world with over one billion square feet sold.  This incredible turf grass has even gained popularity across the globe in places like Brazil and Australia.

Want to hear what pros and homeowners are saying about Palmetto St. Augustine? Be sure to check out Palmetto’s Testimonial page. You can also see some beautiful shots of Palmetto St. Augustine in residential lawns, commercial properties, and during production on our Palmetto Photos page.

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