Floratam St Augustine

Full Sun
Not Shade Tolerant
Not Drought Tolerant
All Soil Types
Regular Maintenance
Not Traffic Tolerant

Appearance

Thick, deep-rooted

Sunlight Details

Needs plenty of direct sunlight, a minimum of six hours or more per day

Maintenance Details

Best maintained with a standard rotary mower cutting no more than 1/3 of the leaf blade off per cut, requiring mowing approximately 46 times per the calendar year. Watering 2- 3 times per week during the warm, dry season. Grass should be maintained 4"- 4.5" in height.

Pests and Disease

Watch closely for sod webworms and chinch bugs. Look for signs of fungus.

Advantages

The most common type of sod today for homes and businesses in the Central Florida area.

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