This well-known grass is adaptable and is found almost world-wide, from deserts to the lawn in your garden. Most gardeners, if not most people, will know what kweek or bermuda grass looks like. Being an indigenous grass is often an accepted species for development in indigenous developments. Bermuda is often used on golf courses, public parks, sports fields and domestic applications.
Kweek, Cynodon grass, this lawn requires full sun. An aggressive species and tolerates large amounts of traffic with ease. Being an indigenous grass is often an accepted species for development in indigenous developments. Bermuda is often used on golf courses, public parks, sports fields and domestic applications.
This lawn is probably the only species that will offer a full cover lawn during water restrictions. Bermuda has a very deep root structure and is used throughout Africa for its ability to combat soil erosion. Maintenance is medium and it is one of the few species that can be mowed short. Bermuda lawns are a deep green and have a very fine texture if maintained with regular irrigation and compost or fertilizer supplements.
If Cynodon is well looked after it is probably one of the best choices of lawn for any South African home. Being an aggressive lawn it does tend to invade your flower beds and this needs to be maintained. Plant Rollonlawn in Spring, Summer and early Autumn, this lawn is dormant in winter and loses its bright green colour. A great long term solution for many applications.
Used extensively in commercial and government developments. Be very careful when ordering stock of this lawn. Agriculturally hard to farm, and requires a lot of compost to cultivate good quality Rollonlawn sods.
|Sun||Full Sun Lawn|
|Shade||Do Not Plant!|
|Water requirements||Water wise|
|Maintenance||High in summer, low in winter|
|Traffic Tolerance||Aggressive and handles traffic well|
|Rollonlawn||High-grade lawn, fine green finish|