If you are after a fine textured lawn capable of withstanding a dry hot Summer then La Prima Couch, Rye & Fine Fescue now with the addition of wetting agent is perfect for you. A warm season blend, La Prima Couch is widely acknowledged as the best drought tolerant grass available. The addition of both Ryegrass & Fine Fescue provides all year growth and colour. This blend contains granular wetting agent to assist in moisture retention. Wetting agent will assist in the plant’s ability to take up moisture from the soil.
Seed Mixture By Count:
- 24% La Prima Couchgrass
- 12% Fine Fescue
- 64% Bonneville Turf Type Ryegrass
- +20% by weight – granular wetting agent
- New Sowing: 1.5–2.5kg / 100m2
- Oversowing: use approx half new sowing rate
Grass Type Characteristics:
- Establishment Rate: Good to Excellent (at optimum sowing time)
- Drought Tolerance: Excellent
- Shade Tolerance: Moderate to excellent
- Heat Tolerance: Excellent
- Wear Tolerance: Excellent
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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.
Can I oversow my lawn?
Oversowing will rejuvenate the lawn and improve it’s appearance. It should be done in Spring or early Autumn when temperatures are suitable.
How do I prepare for a new lawn?
Firstly you must prepare the ground to a depth of 10cm remove stones and debris to make a suitable seedbed. Roll or rake the surface until a firm surface is achieved. A Starter Fertiliser can be raked into the surface before seeding.
How often should I water a newly sown lawn?
If the weather is warm and windy it may be necessary to water the seedbed 3 to 4 times a day to prevent drying
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.
What is the best time to sow a lawn?
For cool season grasses temperatures need to between 16 deg.C and 24 deg.C. (Southern States) For warm season grasses temperatures should be between 27 deg.C and 30 deg.C (Northern States)
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.