Turf Varieties

turf varietiesUnderstanding the unique growing conditions that the tropics present to both residential and commercial lawn owners, Harden Park Lawns has sourced the best turf varieties for the climate, annual rainfall, local soil and the needs of their clients.

Harden Park Lawns grows and supplies turf varieties suitable to the tropical climate of Cairns and the surrounding areas while also ensuring that the turf is easy to establish and maintain so you can enjoy your new lawn sooner and for longer.

 

Sir Walter Turf

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Premium Sir Walter is a soft leaf buffalo created and developed to cope with our harsh Australian climates. This home-grown heritage makes Sir Walter better suited to our environment and more able to thrive under a variety of applications from domestic landscaping to large public grounds and gardens. Never before has there been a premium turf that is soft, tolerates sun and shade, is low maintenance and self repairing; until Sir Walter.

Because Sir Walter is the Australian Premium Lawn Turf uniquely suited to Australian conditions, it comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Sir Walter is suitable for both residential and commercial applications.

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Tropical Turf

Tropical Turf
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Tropical Turf, also known as Buffalo, Carpet Grass or Broadleaf, is an economical, creeping, warm season grass. Tropical Turf is best suited to sub-tropical and tropical regions of Australia, Tropical Turf will thrive in low fertility areas.

Tropical Turf will grow in most soil types – from clay to sandy soil- as long as moisture is available.

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Tropical Turf Mix

Tropical Mix
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Tropical Turf Mix is a mixture of 80% buffalo and 20% couch varieties. This mix allows slabs of turf to hold together better at harvest and transport and is a slightly cheaper alternative to straight Buffalo. Tropical Turf Mix, also known as Buffalo, Carpet Grass or Broadleaf, is an economical, creeping, warm season grass. Tropical Turf Mix is best suited to sub-tropical and tropical regions of Australia, Tropical Turf will thrive in low fertility areas.

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Platinum Zoysia Star

Zoysia Starzoysia-starPlatinum Zoysia Star is perfect when a finer blade grass is your preference. Selected by Lawn Solutions Australia as an excellent performing Zoysia Japonica (SS500) lawn grass, Platinum Zoysia Star is the best suited Zoysia variety for your region, and may be the answer for your yard. It has a relatively fine leaf which is soft to touch, eye catching dark green colour, provides excellent wear tolerance and thrives in extreme heat and humidity.

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Queensland Blue Couch

blue couch guideQueensland Blue couch is a soft blue/green lawn best suited to full sun situations. This lawn does require maintenance on a regular basis to produce lush foliage, grows well on free draining soils, requires minimal fertiliser and very minimal de-thatching. Queensland Blue Couch is suitable for domestic use and commercial use for parks, gardens and sports grounds.

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Sir Grange is a narrow leaf alternative to Sir Walter, it is a shade and sun tolerant grass that exhibits good drought tolerance.

Capable of being mown short we expect Sir Grange to perform well in residential lawns, golf fairways, putting greens, surrounds and parklands. Sir Grange will be grown under the same strict conditions as our other leading brands to ensure genetic purity and will be grown only by turf farms that are AUSGAP certified, Harden Park Lawns are AUSGAP Certified.