Landscape Range La Prima Couch
ADVANCED SEED LA PRIMA COUCH
La Prima Couch grass is the best choice where fast germination, rapid establishment and excellent turf performance are required.
It's the First Certified blend of improved turf-type seeded couch grass varieties. The high performance varieties in La Prima were chosen for their strong individual benefits and characteristics to provide an extremely high quality turf.
A WARM SEASON BLEND:
- 100% Couch Grass
- Coated Seed
Optimum Sowing Temperature: Between 25 and 30 degrees celsius.
Recommended sowing in SPRING and SUMMER. Note: Best sowing time for Melbourne is from around early November to January.
WARM SEASON GRASS: This variety thrives in warmer months. In some states where temperatures drop significantly it will go into dormancy, where growth is limited and discoloration can occur.
Colour and growth will re-establish when warmer weather returns, however oversowing with a cool season grass can provide all year round colour.
Grass Type Characteristics:
- Establishment Rate: Good (at optimum sowing time)
- Drought Tolerance: Excellent
- Shade Tolerance: Requires full sun
- Heat Tolerance: Excellent
- Wear Tolerance/Pet Tolerance: Excellent
- Frost Tolerance: Moderate
- Self Repairing Qualities: Excellent
Premium Lawn Surface *****
- Fine-Med (3-6mm)
Sports Fields, Golf Fairways, General Lawn areas
Pack Sizes: 1kg tub, 4 kg tub and 20kg pack
New Sowing: 1kg per 100m2
Oversowing Existing Lawn: Use approximately half new sowing rate
Germination Time: In Optimal Conditions you may see germination in 10-12 days. Note: When sowing out of season this can take longer. Allow 2 months for establishment before the onset of Autumn in Southern States or before any significantly cooler weather.
Not suitable for Tasmania.
*During the first 30 days watering may be necessary 3-4 times a day. Seed should not be allowed to dry out.
All lawns need water in dry periods. Irrigation is required.
Preferred Soil Type
Optimum Soil Type is Sandy Loam. A good seed bed is the key to a great lawn.
- We recommend KickStart - a Starter Fertiliser to ensure successful germination.
- Apply 3kg of fertiliser per 100sqm (30 g/m2)
- Click here to view our Landscape Range KickStart Fertiliser
First mow: When well established at around 40-50mm height.