SAPPHIRE® ST. AUGUSTINE

Sapphire is a premium St. Augustine variety that features a blue-green color and extremely fast lateral growth. This characteristic allows Sapphire to recover from damage quicker than other St. Augustine grasses. Sapphire is tolerant of drought and heat and thrives in sub-tropical climates.

SAPPHIRE® CHARACTERISTICS

  USES

  • Commercial, Home
  • Blade-width: 6.4 mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Growth: Stolons

  COLOR

  • Color: Deep Blue-Green
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Green Up: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1  MAINTENANCE

  • Mower: Standard Rotary
  • Height: 1.5-2.5″
  • Weed Control: Good
  • Insect Resistance: Average
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 WEAR TOLERANCE

  • Wear: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 SHADE TOLERANCE

  • Shade: Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1  DROUGHT TOLERANCE

  • Drought: Good
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SAPPHIRE® ST. AUGUSTINE

Sapphire is a premium St. Augustine variety that features a blue-green color and extremely fast lateral growth. This characteristic allows Sapphire to recover from damage quicker than other St. Augustine grasses. Sapphire is tolerant of drought and heat and thrives in sub-tropical climates.

SAPPHIRE® CHARACTERISTICS

  USES

  • Commercial, Home
  • Blade-width: 6.4 mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Growth: Stolons

  COLOR

  • Color: Deep Blue-Green
  • Fall Color Retention: Very Good
  • Spring Green Up: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1  MAINTENANCE

  • Mower: Standard Rotary
  • Height: 1.5-2.5″
  • Weed Control: Good
  • Insect Resistance: Average
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 WEAR TOLERANCE

  • Wear: Very Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1 SHADE TOLERANCE

  • Shade: Good

ss_assets_icon_shade-blue-1  DROUGHT TOLERANCE

  • Drought: Good


SAPPHIRE® MAINTENANCE

Mowing Frequency

Height: 1.5-2.5 inches

Fertilization Frequency

Spring Use 1-0-1
Fall Use 1-0-2

Watering Frequency

1 inch per week

Disease Resistance

Very Resistant

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