Carpet Grass Seed

out of 5
(1 customer review)
  1. Lawn
  2. Heavy Traffic

The number one choice for tropical climates.

Carpet grass is a broadleaf running variety that thrives in the tropics.

If you live in FNQ, NT, Darwin you should definitely consider carpet grass for your next lawn.


FROM $ 93.50

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MCKAYS CARPET GRASS SEED Carpet Grass is a dense, thick grass that has an aggressive, creeping growth pattern.  Irrigation of Carpet Grass will be required on dry soils or during periods of drought. This grass is a suitable grass for low maintenance areas such as airports, roadsides, and golf course roughs. Carpetgrass perform best in full sun to slight shade.

Seed & package details: 100% Carpet Grass Seed. 85% Min Germination, 98% purity. A seed testing Certificate is available upon request.

Ideal Usage: Lawns, Commercial Landscapes, Golf Courses.

Seeding rates:

  • New Lawns: 20 grams per square meter. For example: if you have 100 square meters you will need 2 kg.
  • Overseeding: 10 grams per square meter.

Where can I sow this grass in Australia?

Areas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Germination expectations: You will see germination in 2-4 weeks.

Shade Tolerance: Good

Daily Sunlight Required: 6+ hours

Drought tolerance: Low

Frost Resistance: Good

Traffic Tolerance: Excellent


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  • Warm
  • Cool

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

Seed information

Shade tolerance (Weather)

  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Heavy Shade
  • Full Shade

Drought tolerance (Weather)

  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Traffic tolerance (Weather)

  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Frost tolerance

  • Poor
  • Moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent

Average days to germination

  • 2-3 Weeks
  • 2-4 Weeks
  • 3-4 Weeks

Free Shipping On All Orders Over $50

We provide free shipping to Australia for all orders where the total cart value exceeds $50.00 AUD

Standard Delivery

Australia Wide

$9 - Orders are dispatched within 24 hours via regular Australia post(3-5 Business days)

Express Post Transport Within Australia

Have your order sent via AusPost EXPRESS POST for a flat rate of $15

WA Customers

Due to quaranteen restrictions, a $75 fee may apply on any seed products shipped to WA that would need to be cleared by customs. For any WA orders, contact us directly to enquire and place an oder

Pick-up Not Available

Unfortunately, we do not offer local pick-up

  • McKays Review
    5 out of 5

    QUICK GROWING GRASS SEED We bought this seed online and within 10 days of spreading it we had grass. We went from a bare patch of red dirt to having thick, green luscious grass in four weeks. We live in remote NT and have the best lawn in town!