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Palmetto St. Augustine is widely known for it’s superior cold & drought tolerance. With a finer texture than other St. Augustine types, Palmetto St. Augustine will grow in a variety of soil types and climate conditions. Radiating an emerald color, Palmetto can be your choice for home or commercial lawns. Exhibiting both drought and heat tolerance, it is most commonly known as the most cold and shade tolerant of the St. Augustine grasses.


Performance

  • Mowing Frequency: Moderate
  • Mowing Height: 2 - 3 in
  • Drought Tolerance: Moderate
  • Cold Tolerance: Moderate
  • Fall Color Retention: High
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Injury Recovery: High
  • Shade Tolerance: High
  • Wear Resistance: Exceptional
  • Weed Resistance: Exceptional
  • Spring Green Up: High

Insect Tolerance

  • Web Worms: Low
  • Chinch Bugs: Low
  • Army Worms: Exceptional

Disease Tolerance

  • Decline: Moderate
  • Brown Patch: Low
  • Grey Leaf Spot: Low