Palmetto St. Augustine is the most sold patented turfgrass in the world with more than 1 Billion square feet sold. Selected for better color and finer texture. Palmetto demonstrates superior shade, cold, frost, heat and drought tolerance. This versatile turfgrass is used across the southern United States from the Carolinas to California under a wide range of climate and soil conditions making it the ideal choice for residential and commercial use. Palmetto St. Augustine is a proven versatile grass that is a standard in many regions.



  • Uses: Commercial, Sports/Parks, Home
  • Color: Emerald-Gree
  • Blade-width: 8-9 mm
  • Feel: Soft
  • Fall Color Retention: Excellent
  • Spring Green Up: Very Good


  • Soils: Sand, Clay, Muck
  • Growth: Stolons
  • Wear: Good
  • Injury Recovery: Very Good
  • Insect Resistance: Average
  • Diesease Resistance: Good


  • Heat: Excellent
  • Cold: Very Good
  • Shade: Very Good
  • Drought: Good
  • Salt: Very Good


  • Mower: Standard Rotary
  • Height: 1.5-2.5″
  • Weed Control: Good

Palmetto Professional Maintenance : Click to Download

Palmetto Homeowner Maintenance : Click to Download

Palmetto Research – Clemson University

Asulox and MSMA (see images below) 

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Broadleaf Herbicides (see images below)

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Palmetto Sales Sheets : Click to Download

Palmetto Specification Guide : Click to Download

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