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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, Palmetto is more cold & shade tolerant than typical St. Augustine.


  • 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