Active Turf is your NO.1 Nullarbor Couch grass specialist and premium turf grower.
Choosing different varieties of couch can be mind boggling. Lawn Solutions Australia has taken all the hard work out of choosing the best couch by offering Nullarbor Couch.
Nullarbor Couch is the couch variety that is best suited to your region and it’s the perfect choice in couch grass.
- It has a fine leaf blade & its dark green in colour
- It provides a good dense cover
- It has low dormancy which means it has an early start to growth after winter
- It recovers quickly form wear and tear and other stresses
- It has a good resistance to herbicides for weed control
- Excellence wear tolerance
- It has a strong horizontal growth habit which means it can tolerate low mowing.
Toughness: 4/5 for toughness
Nullarbor Couch can take quite a pounding from foot traffic, children’s games and pets. It thrives in many types of soils and has a good disease resistance; as its name suggests it also has better frost tolerance than many other Sydney turf supplies varieties.
Sun and Shade: 1/5 for shade tolerance
Like many couch grasses, Nullarbor Couch needs full sun positioning to thrive.
Water Usage: 3/5 stars for water usage
Nullarbor Couch can be mowed quite low – but you’ll need to ensure you’re giving it adequate water at lower heights.
Mowing: Cylinder or rotary
Nullarbor Couch will tolerate mowing heights as low as 15mm
Soil pH: 6.5 – 7.0
Maintenance: 3/5 for maintenance
You’ll need to stay on top of your mowing with Nullarbor Couch.
Should I Use Nullarbor Couch?
If you live in a frost-prone area or a generally cool climate, and are looking for a soft yet hard-wearing grass, Nullarbor Couch is the perfect option. Be prepared to do a little work to keep this hardy and somewhat aggressive variety in line – but once you have Nullarbor Couch well controlled, it offers many advantages.
Nullarbor Couch is a fine-leafed lawn similar to other couches on the market, with the main difference being Nullarbor Couch handles frost a little better. This turf is most suited to sunny areas and can also handle a position with a little shade. It can tolerate wear and tear well and is also quite disease resistant.
Nullarbor Couch is a great warm climate couch. It is a Fine textured grass with a very dense growth pattern making it soft and comfortable to feel. Nullarbor Couch is ideal for areas that receive a great amount of wear and tear from traffic; it is also suitable for council footpaths etc, and if fertilised Nullarbor Couch retains colour a little better in winter.
Nullarbor couch can tolerate a wide range of soils and grows easily in different environment.