Texas Native St. Augustine is a hardy St. Augustine variety that can be found growing naturally in different areas of Texas. When propagated on turf farms, we see Texas Native exhibit an effective defense against fungus and is also the first turf that turns green after the winter season.  Very similar to Palmetto St. Augustine in blade size and color, Texas Native is a popular choice across the state.

Key Points

  • Hardy St. Augustine variety
  • Excellent Spring green up
  • Grows natively in Texas

Texas Native St. Augustine Care Recommendations

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

Insect Tolerance

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

Disease Tolerance

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