Landscape Range Turbocote Kikuyu Lawn Seed
  • Landscape Range Turbocote Kikuyu Lawn Seed
  • Landscape Range Turbocote Kikuyu Lawn Seed

Landscape Range Turbocote Kikuyu Lawn Seed

Stock Code:
ALKIK01
Stock Code:
ALKIK05
Stock Code:
ALKIK10
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$70.29
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$65.00
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$65.00
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$307.45
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$603.90

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Description

Kikuyu is a popular lawn choice around Australia.  It requires minimal care and once it’s germinated and established it will tolerate heavy wear and tear.  Kikuyu is a highly drought tolerant grass variety and holds it’s colour well in most situations.

Landscape Range Turbocote Kikuyu Lawn Seed is a WARM SEASON grass that require soil temperatures of 18 + degrees to germinate.  The name of this variety is Whittet, which is an improved Kikuyu variety.  It has a medium texture, a robust turf density and will establish and persist well on poor soils and those with low fertility.  It benefits from a premium coating.  

Turbocote is a moisture absorbant coating that adds benefits and weight to the seed.

Seed Mixture By Count:

  • 100% Kikuyu Grass Seed

Bag Sizes:

  • Available in 1kg, 5kg and 10kg Bags

Sowing Rate:

  • New Sowing: 0.5 – 1kg per 100sqm
  • Oversowing: use approx half new sowing rate.  0.25 – 0.5kg per 100sqm

Help Sheet:  How to Calculate Seed Sowing Rate 

Grass Type Characteristics:

  • Establishment Rate:  Medium Growth in Establishment.  Takes roughly 10-14 days to establish in ideal conditons.
  • Drought Tolerance:  Extremely  Good
  • Shade Tolerance: Moderate
  • Heat Tolerance:  Excellent
  • Wear Tolerance:  Extremely wear tolerant

Features:

  • Drought tolerant warm season grass
  • Vigorous grower and produces quick cover
  • Holds colour well in most situations

Uses:

  • Ideal for Low Maintenance Turf Areas
  • Excellent for erosion control on hillsides and banks
  • Grows well where other grasses won’t
  • Suitable for Recreation, Sportsfields and Lawns

Maintenance:

  • Mowing heights are recommended at 25-50mm.
  • Frequent mowing will keep thatch build-up to a reasonable level.
  • It is essential for best results to maintain adequate moisture in the seed bed.

Fertiliser Rates:

To ensure successful germination it is essential to apply a starter fertiliser when sowing your grass seed. Click here to view our Landscape Range Starter Fertiliser.

Apply 2-3kg of fertiliser per 100sqm (20–30 g/m2)

Help Sheets - Click below to view:

Free Step By Step Lawn Guide 

Instant Lawn vs Lawn Seed Price Comparison  

How to Repair / Overseed a Lawn 

Turbocote Features:   

  • Moisture absorbent coating
  • Bright coloured coating material
  • Increases establishment speed through increased seedling vigor for quicker lawn cover.
  • Less opportunity for weed invasion
  • Improves plants ability to absorb nutrients from the soil
  • Stimulates root growth following stress due to disease, insect, extreme weather and foot traffic
  • Improves access of important nutrient and water to the root system
  • Strengthens both root and leaf of the plant to assist in guarding against diseases and weather stress.

Turbocote Benefits:

  • Retains important moisture around the young emerging seedling for significant improvement in establishment
  • Allows for ease of identification when oversowing
  • Promotes a sustainable healthier plant system. Best equipped to maintain a lush lawn.
  • Greatly improves recovery of both the root and leaf following
  • Better root health, better plant health, means a better lawn.
  • Stronger, hardier more robust plant - promoting, vigorous roots and a healthier lawn that is more resistant to stress from heat, drought and foot traffic.

Read more about Lawn Seed Coating here.