Types Of Turfs

To do the landscaping perfectly it is very important to know the kind of ground and the kind of turf that it requires for looking great. The knowledge of both of these aspects is very essential. The turf from Grassman is classified according to the colour, performance and the extent of maintenance. Based on these characteristics the turfs are classified into five major types. These five different types of turfs include:

  • Buffalo grass
  • Zoysia grass
  • Queensland Blue Couch
  • Couch grass
  • Kikuyu grass
  1. Buffalo Grass

People in Australia are fond of this type of grass. Most of the owners use this kind of turf to accentuate the appearance of their domestic or commercial garden areas. What makes this a perfect choice for the users is the quality of ease. It is not a tough job to maintain this grass because of its durability and the perfect look as a turf. There is no hassle in growing this kind of turf as well. As it has a wide leaf blade, therefore, the overall look of the lawn is very lush and impressive. Several experiments were done to improve the conventional type of buffalo grass to get rid of the risks of allergies associated with the traditional type of buffalo grass.

  1. Zoysia Grass

Zoysia grass has become a popular trend as a turf in the last few years.  It is also popular by many other names like Manilla Grass and Temple Grass. It is considered as a safer option because of the texture and the non-allergic properties. Once it is bought there is little to think about its maintenance. There is no additional fertilization aid required. At the same time, it is resistant to adverse conditions like weather, salinity and moisture.

  1. Queensland Blue Couch

Queensland Blue Couch gets its name from a popular place in Australia. It is one of the most common types of turfs being used in most parts of Australia. It is around the year green grass. This type of turf requires proper temperature and humid conditions to grow properly. It is very similar to the Zoysia grass in its characteristics but is distinguished due to the blue shade in the green leaf.

  1. Couch Grass

For those who want to have something extraordinary in affordable price, Couch grass is a popular choice. The low price range does not snatch away the beauty and glamour and there is no lacking in the quality and the performance. It is equally good as an expensive one because of being resistant, soft, and easy to maintain. It grows well in proper sunlight.

  1. Kikuyu Grass

Kikuyu Grass is used in areas that receive heavy activities. The leaves are medium in size and green in colour. They can self-repair after getting damaged. It grows at a high speed and requires weekly mowing especially when the weather is warmer.