- New Lawns: 10 grams per square meter (1 kg/100m2).
- Overseeding: 5 grams per square meter (1kg/200m2).
Optimal pH: Able to withstand pH levels between 4.5 – 9.0
Sowing Tips: Seed should be planted late spring through mid-summer to achieve a quality sward
prior to the arrival of cooler temperatures. The seed should be sown at a depth of 5-10 mm, good soil to seed contact is necessary.
Optimal Planting Time:
Germination: 10-17 days given optimal soil conditions of 18-26 °C. It is not recommended to plant Sea Spray in soil temperatures below 15 °C. Full coverage can be expected in approximately 8 – 10 weeks
Water: The cultivated seedbed should be kept moist during germination and early establishment. Tolerant of saline conditions.
First Mowing: First mowing is recommended when turf reaches approximately 2.5 cm in height to promote horizontal growth.
Disadvantages of Seashore Paspalum:
- It doesn’t cope well with frosts, and one particularly chilly morning can serve to severely affect the health of the grass. If you live in an area prone to frosts, even only once in a while, Seashore Paspalum may not be your best choice.
- Seashore Paspalum is temperature sensitive and should be used within 45-60 days of receipt.
Seed & package details: 100% Seashore Paspalum
Independently Tested: 85% Min Germination, 98% purity.
Ideal Usage: golf tees, fairways, greens and roughs, parks, home lawns, recreational areas, erosion control and most coastal sites that are influenced by salt.
Where can I sow this grass in Australia? Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Shade Tolerance: Good Daily
Sunlight Required: 6+ hours
Drought tolerance: Excellent
Frost Resistance: Poor
Traffic Tolerance: Excellent
Warm season grasses thrive during the warmer months in Spring and Summer and may go dormant in cooler climates through winter.
Cool season grasses thrive during the cooler months in Winter
Shade tolerance (Weather)
- Full Sun
- Part Shade
- Heavy Shade
- Full Shade
Drought tolerance (Weather)
Traffic tolerance (Weather)
Average days to germination
- 2-3 Weeks
- 2-4 Weeks
- 3-4 Weeks
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