Palmetto St. Augustine is the most sold patented turfgrass in the world with more than 1 Billion square feet sold. Selected for better color and finer texture. Palmetto demonstrates superior shade, cold, frost, heat and drought tolerance. This versatile turfgrass is used across the southern United States from the Carolinas to California under a wide range of climate and soil conditions making it the ideal choice for residential and commercial use. Palmetto St. Augustine is a proven versatile grass that is a standard in many regions.

Palmetto Characteristics

Aesthetics

  • Uses: Commercial, Sports/Parks
  • Color: Emerald Green
  • Blade Width: 8-9 mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Fall Color Retention: Excellent
  • Spring Greenup: Very Good

Function

  • Soils: Sand, Clay, Muck
  • Growth: Stolons
  • Wear: Good
  • Injury Recovery: Very Good
  • Insects: Average
  • Diseases: Good

Climate

  • Heat: Excellent
  • Cold: Very Good
  • Shade: Very Good
  • Drought: Good
  • Salt: Very Good

Care

  • Mower: Standard Rotary
  • Height: 1.5-2.5″
  • Weed Control: Good

Palmetto

Palmetto is a native St. Augustine grass cultivar selected for better color and finer texture than ordinary St. Augustine grass. Palmetto St. Augustine grass demonstrates superior shade, cold, frost, heat, and drought tolerance. This versatile turf grass is used across the southern United States from the Carolinas to Florida under a wide range of climate and soil conditions making it the ideal choice for residential and commercial use.

Palmetto grass is rapidly becoming accepted as a landscaping standard as it has been used in thousands of lawns since 1994. Please note that like all turf grass, Palmetto St. Augustine grass is a living plant, not a miracle grass. When properly maintained, however, Palmetto St. Augustine grass will deliver years of an aesthetically pleasing and functional lawn.

Only turf grass producers licensed by Sod Solutions are authorized to grow Palmetto for sale. All licensed Palmetto production is monitored by Sod Solutions through ongoing quality control and quality assurance programs. Sod Solutions has developed the most comprehensive St. Augustine quality control system in the country. Contact G to Z Turf Services for more information.

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