Sea Isle Supreme is the premier cultivar of the seashore paspalums with a list of advantages that make it an ideal choice for use on golf courses from tee to fairway to green. Used on the finest golf courses worldwide, Sea Isle Supreme has all of the typical paspalum attributes of rich, dark green color and fine blade growth. However, this semi-dwarf variety is unmatched for its low maintenance and irrigation requirements. It is the most salt tolerant of all commercially grown paspalums and earns high marks environmentally for requiring minimal fertilizer and pesticide applications.

Sea Isle Characteristics

Aesthetics

  • Uses: Golf
  • Color: Dark Green
  • Blade Width: ?? mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Greenup: Very Good

Function

  • Soils: Sand, Clay, Muck
  • Growth: Lateral
  • Wear: Very Good
  • Injury Recovery: Very Good
  • Insects: Excellent
  • Diseases: Good

Climate

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

Care

  • Mower: Standard Rotary/Reel
  • Height: .5-1.5″
  • Weed Control: Very Good

Testimonials

"Sports/Parks // “The two things that impress me the most about Sea Isle Supreme are its drought tolerance and low fertility requirements. Side by side plots with 419 in the field strongly suggest that you can produce superior turf with Sea Isle Supreme using significantly less water and fertilizer inputs.”

John Doe

Superintendent

Sea Isle for Golf

Sea Isle Supreme were created, respectively, to take advantage of the unique properties inherent in this tropical and sub-tropical native species. Seashore paspalum is a warm season turf grass that grows naturally in coastal environments, often in brackish marsh water or in close proximity to ocean waters. It also grows in areas that receive extended periods of heavy rains and low light intensity. Its best growth occurs in response to warm temperatures and long day lengths. All of the cultivated species seek to improve upon those natural growing characteristics.