Santa Ana is regarded as the best all-round lawn in the Melbourne market, providing children and families with a fine soft rolling lawn ideal for games and entertaining. Santa Ana thrives in full sun and has the best drought tolerance of all our lawn varieties. Santa Ana is well suited to Melbourne’s climate and is widely used in home lawns, commercial landscapes and golf courses. With its fine texture and lateral growth Santa Ana is best maintained at a low mowing height. The runners withstand repeated use and enable the lawn to repair itself from damage. Unlike other couches, Santa Ana will tolerate some shade and will retain some activity and colour during the winter months. This variety may be maintained at a mowing height of 10mm-20mm.
- Hard wearing and self repairing
- Super fine rolling texture
- Best lawn for low mowing
- Deep root system
- Superior drought tolerance.
Why have a Great Lawn?
Lawns help us to relax, are aesthetically pleasing and reduce glare and traffic noise. Lawns help beautify the landscape and provide a sense of community pride.
What are the benefits of a lawn?
Lawns provide a relatively safe area for children to play and are a low cost ‘injury prevention’ surface for games and sports. They allow rainfall to replenish groundwater for trees and shrubs. They are effective in soil erosion control.
When should I first cut my lawn?
Let the grass grow to a height of 5 to 6cm before the first cut and then only reduce the height by a third.