St. Augustine Sod

$200.00

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St. Augustine is a warm-season grass variety, known for its robust nature and broad, dark green blades. It forms a dense turf that effectively chokes out most weeds and is commonly found in tropical and subtropical regions. This type of sod is lauded for its ability to establish quickly and provide a lush, carpet-like appearance to lawns.

  • Texture & Appearance: St. Augustine has a coarse texture with broad, flat blades. Its rich green hue, often deeper than other warm-season grasses, contributes to its popularity in many landscapes.
  • Growth Habit: St. Augustine sod grows vigorously and spreads via above-ground stolons, often referred to as “runners.” These runners help the grass quickly establish and repair itself.
  • Sunlight Requirements: This grass type thrives in direct sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. However, extended periods in heavy shade can thin it out.
  • Water Needs: While St. Augustine is relatively drought-tolerant once established, it benefits from regular watering to maintain its vibrant green appearance. Deep, infrequent watering is generally preferable to frequent, shallow watering.
  • Soil Preferences: St. Augustine is adaptable to a range of soil types, but it performs best in well-draining soils with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.
  • Maintenance: St. Augustine requires moderate maintenance. Regular mowing during the growing season is essential to maintain its appearance and health. It is also responsive to fertilization and benefits from regular feedings.
  • Pest & Disease: Like any grass type, St. Augustine is not entirely immune to pests and diseases. It can be susceptible to issues like chinch bugs and certain fungal diseases. Regular monitoring and early intervention can mitigate these problems.

Ideal for homeowners seeking a thick, lush lawn that can stand up to play and foot traffic, St. Augustine sod offers a combination of beauty and resilience. Its rapid establishment and tolerance to various environmental conditions make it a favorite choice in many warm climates.

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