Tropical Green Grass
Tropical green grass is a premium sports and lawn grass. This grass is preferred in tropical golf greens and can be used in homes and offices too. It is superior to Arabic grass because of its vey fine leaves and it can be cut very low. Tropical green grass has great tolerance to wear.
Main features of Tropical green grass
Arabic grass has the following salient features
- Fine leaves
- Bright green colour
- Very tight growth pattern
- Creeping variety
Growth habit of Tropical grass
Tropical green grass is a creeping variety. This gives it self repair capabilities in case of a pitch mark, divot or gap. On the stolons, leaves are in alternate directions and nodes. The stolons are bright green in colour. When well mowed, the stolons are absent. This means the grass is perfect for golf greens where a smooth ball roll is desired.
Tropical green grass should not be grown under shade. At least 6 hours of full sun is desired for good growth.
Ability to out-compete weeds
By definition, all grasses that mat densely do not allow weeds to growth. Keep mowing your lawn regularly to keep it beautiful and strong. Other practices include regular fertilizer application, pest and disease control, thatch management, aeration and other standard lawn management practices.
This grass has excellent tolerance to wear. it can be used in golf course greens that are trampled on 365 days in a year. It can also be used in field sports such as soccer, tennis and hockey.
Drought and heat tolerance
This grass exhibits excellent tolerance to drought and heat. For high end sports pitches, this is the grass to plant.
Grass ought to be mowed frequently to keep it attractive and usable. Regular mowing avoids problems such as weeds, pests and diseases.
Where should Tropical green grass be grown
This grass type can be grown in golf course greens, sports pitches, homes for other recreational purposes where beauty, regular use, wear tolerance and drought tolerance is desired. Tropical green grass tolerates salty water well.
Tropical green can grow in all climates. It will grow well in low altitudes and in high altitudes.
Asepsis Limited sells grass in 3 forms
- Sod or “carpet” blocks
- Sacks/Bags. We obtain the sacks/bags are obtained by breaking down the sod pieces. The price will therefore depend on the number of sod pieces that have been broken up.
- Sod – Ksh 980 per square meter
- Plugs – Ksh 600 for 144 plugs that cover 3 square meters.
- Sacks – Ksh 1000 for a 50 kg bag.
Read more about th\e following lawn grasses to get more information and compare different types of lawn grasses